Note: Please sign your name when adding to this discussion page so I don't have to sift through the page history to know who I'm talking to. I suggest adding a hyphen ( - ) and then typing in three ~ symbols to show your username (four if you wish to display the time as well). Also, I'm a tad OCD about this, but if you add a new post, put it at the bottom of the discussion page, so I have some form of chronological order here. Thanks. - Gunmaster45
Question about the M1911
I was looking at "Gladys" and I was wondering, How the hell do you clean that thing? Don't you have to press that button below the barrel to take out the slide? Wouldn't the compensator block that button? --Ardtanker14 02:15, 1 December 2010 (UTC)
do you know what the CIA and the FBI carry for side arms?
I know that you are busy but you should try to get and imfdb app for the ipod or ipod touch that would be really cool you should talk to Bunny about it Toasty 22:13, 2 February 2011 (UTC)
Sorry about the Brandon Soo Hoo thing. I was busy working on summer school stuff I had to do for the summer. - Kenny99
Hey GM, why don't we try to do Future Weapons together?
Helicopter in The Marine
Hey GM, That helicopter image you posted in "The Marine" under the acetaline M61 Vulcan was origionally from the scene in Rambo III where Traughman gets captured. Rockwolf66 06:55, 22 March 2009 (UTC)
Re:Shoot 'Em Up Glocks
Yes, I realised the mistake but I think the picture of the thug with the Glock is a compact 19.-GunnutHk
Hi, i know i was just testing out how it would be like to put up an image, anyway, why didn't you delete my Browning Hi-power pic? Oh yeah, and i added screencaps to Quantum of Solace go check it out. anyway, have you noticed that Wesley's style of holding his gun changes almost everytime. and his gun handling is unique, i have never seen it on anyone before, Wanted is my fav. movie.
Quantum of Solace
Have you checked out my Quantum of Solace pics? the one whith bond aiming his PPK is just a promotional image that i didn't upload, if you could, please upload Quantum of Solace screencaps.
Hello my name is Toasty (well not my real name0 but I was wondering if you had the power of making someone an admin. because if you do I know someone who would really like to be one (if you're wondering if its me its not) if you have the answer just write it on my discussion page if it is not classified.
Just so you know, Rafa has already done most of the Dirty Harry films. They could use a re-vamp, though, as most of them are missing stuff that we usually consider essential to a good page.
Interestingly enough, I talked to my uncle (who is from West Hurley, NY; dunno if you've ever been there) a few weeks before I moved to Texas, and he was telling me excitedly about how he purchased an STI Guardian 1911 last month. If I ever go back there, I might just have to shoot it. Actually, I get the impression he wouldn't let me rest until I do...
Anyway, to answer your question, I must point out that I rarely get to shoot at all, which is mostly a consequence of the fact that I was in college out-of-state for four years, and recently moved to another state to take a job. However, I've never been a huge fan of .45 ACP pistols, which I've simply never handled well. My grandfather gave me a S&W 4506 when I turned 18, and it's really a monster (I haven't shot it in about 4 years now). I've fired only one 1911 which also belonged to my uncle, a Springfield Armory if I recall. Great gun, but still not quite up my alley. Of the .45s I have shot, I would say I liked the P220 SAO best, but even then, not enough to buy. Don't get me wrong; I completely respect the 1911 and appreciate its importance to the development of the semi-auto pistol, but I don't shoot much, and I'm just not big into .45 ACP when I do, even though most American pistol shooters are. Also, I should point out that while I prefer the Taurus PT92 over the Beretta due to the 1911-style frame-mounted controls, I still like the SIG decocker best, which is why I'm currently leaning towards the P226 as a handgun purchase (which won't be anytime soon, since I'm not living in my state of residence right now).
BTW, nice job on improving the 1911 page. It's not perfect (lots of images still not aligned with the guns they're supposed to be with), but it does look a lot less sloppy than it used to. Keep working on those movie pages, too! -MT2008
- Depends. If you can get a Tokarev pic, great. I do, of course, have a slight preference for MPM2008's pictures because his are always done professionally, but yours would still be great, too...if you can get it.
- Don't worry about corrections. We all make mistakes. If it seems like we pick on you, it's just that you do so much work on this site that it's inevitable you'll have a lot errors, too. I mean, think of the Hard Boiled page...when you've got like 50 guns, how can you NOT get so tired that your eye slips on some of them?
- It's fine, bruh...whenever you get time. It's for the site, not for me personally.
Ah, great to see someone finally made a page for the Walther MP subguns. We've needed one for a while, and it's been on my to-do list, but I see you beat me to it! I hope you don't mind, but I did re-title the page so that it instead says "Walther MP series", to more accurately describe what it says. Also (this is totally nitpicky), there's no hyphen in the name (i.e. "MP-L" should just be "MPL"), so I did change that, too.
Thanks for uploading a Type 84 picture as well. MPM2008 said he'd do it for me at some point, but he couldn't find the mags for the Type 84s in his company's vault, so he wasn't going to take a picture until he could find them. Yours will do for now, tho. Also, do you think we should give it its own entry in the AK-47 page? I mean, the Type 84 is basically just a Type 56 that fires .223, so I figured it would be best to just include it under the Type 56 entry as a Type 56 variation. Though I guess that would get confusing...
- I added it to the AK page in the Norinco section already. And when I found the info for the Walther MP guns, they had hyphens for the L & Ks.
- Oh, I know you added the Type 84 already; I'm just question whether it should be grouped with Norinco Type 56. Anyway, didn't you get those pics from World Guns.ru? They don't use the hyphen. Which site did you get your info from?
- My information is from a book, the pictures are from that site.
- OK, interesting. Which book is it? It doesn't matter too much, I guess, but everything I've read has no hyphen. I have a Gun Digest Assault Weapons issue from 1986 which reviews the MPK, and that's what they call it, not "MP-K".
- "Small Arms From the Civil War to the Present Day" by Martin J. Dougherty made in 2005. He lists them as the MP-L and MP-K. Like you said, it doesn't really matter much.
You know I really like your articles, but I must make one request: Please try to add pictures of the guns, and also make sure that when you say the gun's name, you link to its page (if you've seen the Heat page recently, you'll notice I edited the guns you added to include pictures and links). I realize it's probably a pain in the ass, especially when you've got a gazillion weapons like your articles for Hollow Point or Last Action Hero, but try to do it when you get around to it. You can always do what I do: Copy and paste the code for the images and links from other pages which use the same gun, especially if the coding is complicated (i.e. getting to a specific MP5 variant). -MT2008
- First of all, no page on IMFDB can escape MT2008's obsessive-compulsive editing tendencies! Haha, no, seriously, if you look at many of the pages I've worked on, I'm always editing them from time-to-time as I realize mistakes I've made. Plus, my pages rarely get shotguns or revolvers correct (since modern military weapons and semi-auto pistols are what I know best); I tend to leave them as "unknown" for other users in the future to correct.
- As far as profanity goes, I dunno, I'm not one of the admins (come to think of it, I haven't seen any of them for a LONG time now). I'd guess it's OK provided you're just quoting a character (as you do on the Heartbreak Ridge page), but not if you're using it gratuitously, especially in conversation. You'd have to ask someone in charge for the low-down on that.
Just an FYI: Since I see you're working so hard on your Hollow Point page, I guess now's not the time, but...I recall there being an H&K-model rifle (probably an HK91) used by one of the police snipers in The Fugitive.
As far as the grenade launcher in Hollow Point, it does look a lot like the Arwen 37 (Google Image search it and you'll see pics), but I'm not positive. I've seen it before, too...I think in another movie somewhere.
- You sure? I watched it twice and saw no HK91 rifle. And I said it was a MK1 Arwen, the oldest model employed, which he stole from a police car, which makes sense for a cop in 1996 to use one. And I've finally finished the Hollow Point page.
I remember it being at the very end, after he's been cleared and Gerard is escorting him out, you see a sniper wandering around with what looks like an HK91 or an SR9 variant. But I haven't seen the movie in years.
You should get a picture of the Arwen launcher for your page. Also, I'm pretty sure that tiny shotgun you see is a Franchi PA3/215 with a forward hand grip. I could be wrong (it's hard to tell from the distance), but I've never seen a Serbu with a folding stock, and I never thought they existed.
You should replace my screenshot of Trejo's AK's front sight with yours. Mine is from a low-quality AVI rip of the movie.
Also, what's a "P220-1"? I don't think I've ever heard that term used to describe a P220 before. Are you just referring to the fact that it's an older model P220 with a stamped slide and alloy frame?
- It's what someone else listed it as earlier before. I assume it is meant to label the oldr model but I too haven't heard the term, I just went along with it. I don't change something unless it looks wrong or I think it is. Leave your username so I can respond back to you.
- Oh, right, I always forget to do that. Personally, I wish IMFDB would add an option to automatically sign messages on other people's walls.
- From what I've been reading, "P220-1" is apparently what some magazines for the gun are marked. I also see that the picture you found on a Google image search is also labeled "P220-1". I don't think it's a factory term (or even a fan-made term) for older-model P220s. I've heard the term "P220 American" to describe the P220s that have the magazine release near the decocker (as opposed to the bottom of the grip, which characterized the early European models) because this was apparently done specifically for the American market. -MT2008
- Well, it's a bit more complicated with SIG than with Glock to label things in "Generations". I have certainly heard terms like "Gen 1" and "Gen 2" to describe Glocks (in fact, I often use them in my own articles), but when it comes to SIGs, they've made a zillion little changes to the guns every couple years to refine problems that developed. Like the moves from stamped to milled slides, K-kote and stainless finishes, magazine release changes, standard frames to railed frames (which are now standard on all of the P220-series guns, so they don't use the "R" to describe them anymore), etc, etc, etc. Plus, there were mechanical changes (i.e. redesign of the trigger bar spring) and ergonomic changes (i.e. redesign of the grips). These aren't changes that were introduced in any concrete "generations"; any SIG pistol you pick up might have some of the design changes, but lack others.
- So I'm not really sure how each "generation" would be described exactly. In fact, it'd be kind of weird to call the gun in your picture a "Gen 1" because that's technically not true - the very first P220 was the model with the magazine release on the bottom of the grip, which was eventually replaced by what gun rags used to call the "P220 American" (the first model to feature the regular push-button mag release, and the best description for McCauley's gun). Would that make McCauley's gun a Gen 2? I'm not really sure. -MT2008
- Oh, I know Glock gens. Those are quite easy in comparison, even though there have been some internal mechanical changes to Glocks as well within generations.
- All-metal SIGs are nice guns, IMO. I can definitely say I'd love to own a P226 as soon as I can get my permit application completed (which sucks because in Orange County, NC, I have to get 3 references from other people before I can apply for a pistol purchase permit at the local sheriff's dept. office). It's one of the most ergonomic pistol designs I've ever fired. However, you gotta be careful with what you buy because they've had lots of mechanical issues over the years. I also think they're kind of overpriced for what you get. But...still very nice guns.
- Congrats on the new compensator for the 1911. Have fun with that! BTW, nice job on The Rock page. I've been making corrections (as usual, because, you know...that's what I do), but it's cool you got so many high-quality screenshots uploaded.
Here is a picture of what the DefTech/Federal Labs launcher looks like:
These have appeared in quite a few films, often portrayed as HE grenade launchers (RoboCop 3 is a good example). Anyway, it could be a C.A.W., but the arms of the folding stock visible in the second pic look kind of like DefTech to me. Hopefully, Al Vrkljan will start posting on this site again soon so that we can ask him!
Thanks for uploading the poster for the Catch a Fire page. I have also seen your pages and screenshots, and I would like to say they are great. Thanks for your contributions to the IMFDB, and keep up the good work. Alienqueen11
I'm sorry, but I don't have any pictures of the guns I held years ago. the handguns I held are my Uncle's, he's a retired police officer, and I'm not sure if he'll let me look at them again because you know how some people are about firearms, but I can tell you that the .22 pistol was a very small if that will help. And also, there is another page larger then Bad Boys II, and it's MoviePropMaster2008's District B13 with 37 guns. User: Alienqueen11
Thanks for identifying the shotguns on the Aliens Vs. Predator: Requiem page, I hope the brighter screenshots helped. I still can't believe how dark that movie is, I know there's a blackout, but they didn't need to make the movie that dark. And also, I want to say excellent job on Toy Soldiers. Alienqueen11
Hey, I want to say good work on Heartbreak Ridge, there are so many pages on this site that need improvement. Also, I see you're wondering about language, I'm a moderator myself, and from I see, Bunni, the person who owns the site dosen't seem to mind as long as it is used in a quote or complaint, and not for vandalism. Just don't use anything racist, but I'm sure you won't. Alienqueen11
- OK, that's what I figured, too, but I wanted to be sure. I did notice that some of the quotes which appear on the Main Page have profanity (like the one from Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels), but it's an issue that's never been addressed at all.
Hey, Gunmaster, I seen your comment on the MGS4 page and found a link that might help:
There you go, hope this helps. This game looks so great, it makes me wish I had a PS3. Alienqueen11
.50 Caliber 1911?
Yes, there is a .50 Caliber 1911. Guncrafter Industries Model No. 1 .50 GI. The bullet is roughly the same dimensions as the .45 ACP, just a little wider. Not the most practical gun, but it's a .50 1911 model.
Also, the Automag V is the .50 caliber version, The Automag III is chambered for .30 Carbine (I actually got to play with one of these, slide is loooooong.) Not to be snide or cocky, you know your material, just saying.
Furthermore, I commend you with your eagle eyes spotting all the famous movieguns we've seen time and time again. Gun guys have to stick together, especially the next generation. If you ever want to contact me outside the site, email me at [email protected], or if you have an AIM account I'll be more than happy to IM. Keep up the great work.
Nice work on Platoon
It's shaping up nicely - I just made it the featured article on the front page. bunni 00:35, 7 September 2008 (UTC)
Other answers (sorry for belated delivery)
.."how is it you take a picture of a gun and get a perfectly white clear background? What method is used to get that effect?"
- I put the weapons on a clear plexiglass frame mount which I built from scratch. I place them in front of a seamless white paper backdrop. I illuminate the gun from one side with a large Arriflex Soft box and a smaller Lowel RIFA soft box on the other side. Sometimes I just put an LTM pepper on spots to lighten up dark areas. Then I put an Arriflex 1K on wide flood on the backdrop to whiten it out. I still need to erase some of the clear plexiglass mount (nothing is invisible, even clear transparent stuff) with Photoshop, but since most of the work is done before I download it onto the computer, it becomes much easier. I also move back at least ten feet and photograph the gun with a telephoto lens. This eliminates the 'warp' distortion of a wide angle lens when photographing a gun. Too many gun images are distorted because the photographer is too close ... and I see a lot of guy's feet at the bottom of the picture.
.."I've noticed that the M14 and M21 rifle pictures on this site aren't really that great..."
- Done. Hope you like :) I will get some pics of M21s soon.
.."Thanks for fixing up that page, I was told by MT2008 it was a Colt Launcher, I guess it was a Cobray. ..."
- I inundated MT2008 with info that there was no Colt launcher. Personally I didn't know who made or updated the page, he just sent me a note asking my opinion ... and SLAM! I dumped a bunch of stuff on him questioning the Colt claim. good thing he didn't get offended. hahaha I just responded to his query on my talk page. :)
.."Finding the pictures of them was probably the hardest thing on the page. Do you think we should keep the M203 to launcher comparison picture or is it irrelevant? -GM.."
- The net has CRAPPY images. It's really hard, which is why I just pull out the stuff myself and take my own photos of it. I liked the idea of keeping a reference image. I am tempted to take a side by side pic myself (and not violate anyone else's copyright) and keep the clean white backdrop of the other pics. But I do have a couple of pics comparing them on the M16 page, i.e. mounted on rifles.
- Yeah, the "Colt 37mm Flare Launcher" thing is completely my fault. I dunno why I thought they were made by Colt, but I swore I heard that term somewhere on the 'Net. Just goes to show why fact-checking is always mucho importante! But seriously, I'm glad MPM is always here to catch my goofs. See, GM, that's kinda how it works...I catch yours, he catches mine, and then everything works out for the better. -MT2008
Last Action Hero
I remember working peripherally (I helped out on some of the props, but wasn't on the armory staff at the time) on that film. Everyone DURING production was moaning about how dumb it was. And it was pretty dumb. I guess the people (NOT the stars) who work on films can actually tell if a movie is stinker when it's actually being filmed, I remember all of us laughing at the RAMBO III script when we saw it. Anyway, I will look for that pistol, but I'm not making any promises. I sure don't have one and off the top of my head, I don't know anyone who does. But I can ask around.
Also, Just a note, I really think that the MAC-10 in the film is actually MAC-11s (or possibly Cobray M11s, but I can't see how long the receivers are). They're much too small to be MAC-10s. I have average sized hands and MAC-10s are monstrously huge in my hands. Unless those stuntmen are giants, I think those are MAC-11s. Also it's funny that you DID note what I said about TEC-DC9s (being that they were usually seen in films after 1990). Apparently someone was listening. hahahaha. :) But those in the photos of Arnold, are in fact TEC-9s, not TEC-DC9s. they have the sling mount in front so they're TEC-9s. Also I don't remember if they fired full auto in the film, but as far as I know, all the TEC-DC9s in Hollywood inventory are semi auto only. All the full auto ones are legal full auto conversions of TEC-9s. Only Miami Vice and a couple of other shows in the early 1980s used the old InterDynamics KG-99s. But most of the full auto guns you see are TEC-9s.
I own M21s, but they're in pieces. I have to reassemble them, get a cool scope to put on them. Also we have M21s that just came back from Iraq, I can also take some pics of those.
Re: Nice Job
I understand what you mean, I have school as well, and I understand the weekends are going to be the only times when you can make something big for awhile. Anyway, good luck, and keep up the good work. Alienqueen11
M1911 shots by MPM2008
I am getting some shots of some pristine Early 20th century and World War 2 era M1911s and M1911A1s, so be patient. I also am trying to get beauty shots of a lot of the classic handguns. I got a collector who has mint condition examples of lots of these classic guns and I am scheduling a shoot with him and his collection next week. MoviePropMaster2008
Training Day Revolver
You want evidence, and an argument, you got one. First off, The S&W Model 66 is made of stainless steel, and not carbon steel plated with nickel. Model 19s were originally released with blue or nickel finishes. Second, A snub nosed, round butt Model 19 is a dime a dozen across the states. Here's a picture resembling the one from Training Day.
Look at the picture on the Training Day page, and they look identical, very identical, more so than any Taurus I have seen, or can find on the internet. No it doesn't have the emblem on the side, but that can be sanded off, photoshopped, or just not visible. None of us KNOW what this is, but I do KNOW my argument and my gun makes the most sense, above an Instant Backup, above a lot of things. Thank you for your time.
Call of Duty 4 Pictures
I have Pictures for guns in Call of Duty 4, but I have no clue how to get them to work
I've given up trying, and would just like to know who to send them to,
Pictures for: The Single player M4s [All three], Winchester M1200, M92 Krinkov, M21, And the USP
- Since I can't trace your profile, I hope you read it on mine. Give me a URL to whatever page has these pics and I'll upload em for you. Sound good?'
hey i'm new here and i don't know how to get to my user page and didn't someone think the mini uzi was a ruger mp9? please help me get on a user page!!! Drjuki 14:46, 21 April 2009 (UTC)
Srry, when i signed my name i just followed the red link. i didn't think that would happen. by the way, how come i made madness combat pages and they were deleted? they told me no flash, but i don't get what they have against flash.
Can i put flash pics on my user page at least? drjuki
Re: Saving Private Ryan
I only took that one screenshot, wasn't planning on any more. Didn't mean to step on your toes there, was sort of done on impulse. Orca1 9904 18:10, 7 October 2008 (UTC)Orca1_9904
- It's awesome! And I have it in the Main Page "Featured Article" feed, too, so lots of people will get to see the overhaul. I always like it when I see a page that makes me want to watch a movie again, and this one is like that. Those Garand shots make me want to buy the M1 that I saw on sale this weekend (but...saving my $$$$ for the long dreamed-of P226 again).
- Anyway, I'll look more later, but must watch Presidential debate now.
- I've always loved the way the Garand ejects the stripper clip on the last round. My grandfather's a vet, and he's told me that he used to find it scary. But I find it oddly appealing in a retro-sorta way. If you get to play around with an original GI-issue M1, lucky you.
- The Garand photos are really cool. As far as banning anonymous users from editing goes, I dunno. Seems a bit harsh. But at the very least, we really do need to have more moderators on hand.
Good call on the xXx
But it's spelled "xXx: State of the Union" Check out [] as well as the first movie. I would have just changed it myself, but didn't want to jump out of the blue and just change your edit. Thanks. MPM2008
re: gun pics. I do have those guns but it takes time to do the photos. I am going to get new pics of actual M16A2s, a3s and a4s, sure some look alike but I'll try to get some good detail shots of the receivers if I remember. I went to the vault to take pics of the original m1911s and they're not there. I have to check with other people to see where they were moved.
The only film I would request or challenge dibbs rights on ;) is Rambo III since I (peripherally) worked on Rambo III and I would like to add information not readily available to the general public. Have you done the screen caps already? If not then I would be happy to, especially to highlight certain scenes with custom info. MPM2008
About the screencaps on COD4.
How did get them?
Sick-vice 22:18, 10 October 2008 (UTC)
Ah, OK. Well, understood then. It sucks when the director doesn't show good views of the actor/actress with a particular gun, but it's fine. Just a suggestion.
On Kelly's Heroes
I'm sure you know this but Pt. Petuko is carrying an FN model D machine gun, completely the WRONG machine gun to be carrying. Also the leather Thompson Submachine gun magazine pouches aren't American but Yugoslavian Post war (1950s manufacture). Americans had khaki canvas Thompson stick pouches. MPM2008
Per your request...Check out the new M1911 pics. I scored some really nice ones, a 1913 dated M1911 (original blued finish) and a World War 2 wartime dated M1911A1. I replaced some of the pics of repros in the original sections with those. Check it out. Thanks. MPM2008.
Need some help
Hello, I just added a few more guns in The Unit page and I need some help IDing some of them that I can't seem to put my finger on. Care to give me a hand if you can?
Are you sure?
You changed the section in The Unit from a Ruger MK II to this HDM gun. Are you sure this is the same weapon? The photo you added barely looks like the one in the series.
- What about the Mossberg? It didn't quite look like the Express Deer model.
Reign of Fire
I have no clue as to what that gun is. I don't have any opportunities to talk to John McKenna being that he's exclusively in Europe and I don't even know if he's ever visited the U.S. If you ever figure out what the gun is, I can try to see if anyone has it, but all the .577s I've seen are double rifles and not bolt action rifles. MPM2008
Congrats on the pic!!! :) I did not know anything about that gun. As you probably well figured out by now, I don't own one, nor does my company. But I can start asking around to see if any of the armorers have one so that I can take a beauty shot of it. Good job. MPM2008
The guy who made The Punisher page is never on anymore, so I would say you can indeed redo it, it needs a revamp. Just promise me you'll break up the additional weapons section on that page, I can't stand when people cram a bunch of different weapons into one section like that, it has nothing to do with things you do like the Armory section on Hard Boiled because you branch out. Also did you get my message on The Sin City talk page? Thanks in advance for the revamp.--Alienqueen11 03:33, 17 October 2008 (UTC)
Dawn of the Dead
Hey, I just uploaded some new Dawn of the Dead (2004) screenshots, and I want to know if you can take a look at the custom Remington 870 section of the page, and help me confirm that it is an 870, I'm sure it is, but just want to make sure because MPM2008 says he's going to get a picture of a shotgun in a similar configuration eventually, and he says it appears to have Mossberg style ghost ring sights, and also can Mossberg sights be put on an 870? Thanks in advance.--Alienqueen11 03:45, 19 October 2008 (UTC)
Thanks for the help on the shotgun, and the Glock. Do you want me to take your comments off the page or leave them for future reference? Also you have really good eyes.--Alienqueen11 04:36, 19 October 2008 (UTC)
Tears of the Sun
I saw you comment that you were planning on editing the Tears of the Sun page. If it's ok with you, I'd like to do it, as I recently bought the DVD of it just for that purpose. Orca1 9904 07:12, 20 October 2008 (UTC)Orca1_9904
You can't talk to anonymous uses? I think I've done it before. Watch for a second... -MT2008
Interesting Idea on the AK recog page. I will keep it in mind. Right now a lot of the AKs are customized into weird configs but they will eventually be put back to stock version. The only problem right now is that there are tons of post 1999 AK variants (Hungarians, Polish, Romanian, US made, etc.) that I don't have access to. California banned all AK models after Dec 31st 1999, but we could get them with a special permit, but 99.99% of the guys (myself included) didn't bother picking up any of the new AK models since we already had dozens upon dozens of the older 1980s version AKs. Like Sacha Robey's .223 AKs for Casino Royale, many of the foreign movies have access to AKs that are not imported into the U.S. I will look into getting page for the most common AK examples but usually there are the Maadi ARM(MISRS), Poly Tech Legends, Norinco Type 56, Romanian AIMS or Hungarian SA85s. That's about it for most of the AKs I've seen (and usually they are all 'dressed up' to look like other models if necessary). Again, interesting idea and I will start making note of and taking pics of AKs for that page.... MoviePropMaster2008
The real-life M1 Abrams has never been fitted with any variant of the M60 machine gun, it has always had two M240 machine guns; one mounted in a 'coaxial' configuration parallel to the main 120mm gun, and a second mounted at the Loader's hatch. The Browning M2 heavy machine gun at the Commander's hatch is correct though. If you look at my userpage on here, there's a picture of a real M1A1 in Iraq, the Loader's M240 being clearly visible. Orca1 9904 23:12, 27 October 2008 (UTC)Orca1_9904
Can you do this? I never realized someone did one for HEAT and I though (for a few select pages or a few select guns) it would be cool. You seem to be the guru of screen capping, but I don't know how to make an animated GIF.
Just made you an Admin
You'll now be able to move pages, ban users and protect pages and images. :) WikiSysop 03:35, 30 October 2008 (UTC)
Reign of Fire
Great work on Reign of Fire. Good thing I took a pic of my Ultimax Mk 2 ;) If you want, the next time I do a big shoot at the Class III vault, I'll snap a pic with a stick magazine rather than the drum. We got so many Ultimax Mk2s (at least a half a dozen) and they're aren't often used. I just want to find someone with a Para model to photograph. :) MPM2008
Yeah, I figured it was about time we had a page for the Non Guns. If we have one for the MGC M16 replicas, I figured we needed one for these. The convenient timing makes it better...please get a screenshot of Travolta with the Beretta Inox Non Gun and add the movie to my Non Guns page. -MT2008
- Ah, shit, forgot about that. Do you want to use the one I uploaded instead? ISS's pictures are a bit annoying because they have the measuring tape above the gun; I prefer the ones from Weapons Specialists, which are what you see on the Non Guns page. -MT2008
- Have to run out for a bit, but I'll be back later and do it then.
- BTW, just so you know, the round you see ejecting out of Harris's 1911 in the film isn't a live round, and it wasn't edited. That's what full-flash motion picture blanks look like after being fired. The extra powder has to be packed into an extension of the brass that might look like an actual projectile. Some guns have to have their ejection ports widened in order to function properly with these, though I don't believe 1911s do. You'd have to ask MPM2008 about this, as I'm sure I'm getting the details partially wrong in some way. -MT2008
Hey GM45, Are you by any chance interested in screencapping Jaws? Because if you aren't, I have the dvd and I would like to do it if it's not on your dibbs list.--Alienqueen11 02:10, 2 November 2008 (UTC)
Very cool idea - nice work. bunni 05:40, 2 November 2008 (UTC)
- I'll look into automating some of it, will let you know if I have any luck. bunni 03:16, 3 November 2008 (UTC)
Thanks, I'll do as soon as I possibly can. I'll be sure to have a quite a few good M1 Garand shots, and I definitely won't forget Scheider's famous line before he blows up the shark. And I will also be screencapping Four Brothers, and Assault on Precinct 13 (2005), so you can look forward to seeing those in the future as well.--Alienqueen11 05:59, 2 November 2008 (UTC)
Jaws is now finished, be sure to check it out when you get the chance, and tell me what you think. I also put two extra screenshots on the it's talk page if you want to see those too.--Alienqueen11 01:22, 3 November 2008 (UTC)
I can't change the order of the 'next page' buttons - but what about creating separate 'starting pages' or 'portals' grouping sequels and series - for example having the box and poster art of all the Matrix movies, anime and video games on one page with links to the individual pages? bunni 02:36, 5 November 2008 (UTC) s No problem, you were one of the best choices for a mod position. Excellent work on the Leone Trilogy, you've built up the Western side of the site very well. And thanks, Four Brothers is a good movie, and it needed a completed page.--Alienqueen11 19:42, 6 November 2008 (UTC)
Thanks for the congrats. Here is a picture of the P226 that the guy who's selling it sent me:
It's a bit roughed up externally (which is to be expected, considering it's probably 15 years old), and I'll probably need to re-blue the hammer, but at $450, it was a pretty good deal (gun + three 15-round mags and a replacement short trigger). Plus, in my opinion, the stamped slide SIGs are of better quality than the ones with cheaply-milled American slides that SIG-Sauer produces today.
Most of my extended family (grandparents, cousins, aunt and uncle) are in New York, so I know what you mean about the gun laws there. Although I'm applying for a Master's program at NYU next year, in which case, I'll be in a worse situation. And yes, I do agree with that I'm very concerned about Biden being the VP. Obama may be the most left-wing president we've ever had once he takes office, but I expect him to be far too preoccupied with the economy and the wars (as well as the Russians) to care much about gun control. Biden, on the other hand, could be a very different story. I remember feeling terribly worried when I heard Obama chose him as VP - for precisely the reason you've mentioned! If he tries to push a new AWB through, it will definitely get through Congress, and Obama will sign it into law. I'm actually trying to persuade my dad, who cares very little for assault weapons, to buy an AR15 variant sometime before Obama gets into office. We definitely have some rough times ahead. -MT2008 01:29, 7 November 2008 (UTC)
- Eh, my dad mostly likes guns for "historical" value, as opposed to guns that are "tacticool", so if you can convince him a gun has historical value, he might get interested in it. That was the argument I used when I was 18 and trying to persuade him to let me buy an AK (which damn near gave my very-liberal mother an aneurism). Once I bought it and he had the chance to shoot it, he did become fascinated with the Kalashnikov, mostly just because he admires their ruggedness and simplicity and the fact that it's been such an important weapon in 20th century combat. But he doesn't seem to have as much enthusiasm for the evil black guns with polymer parts, like ARs or H&Ks.
- As far as politics go, no worries. I'm pretty sure most people on this site feel the same way about Biden right now. I know I sure do. It's too bad we got him when we could've had a pro-RKBAer like Palin. Except that Palin's kind of a ditz and I don't really care too much about shit like banning gay marriage or teaching creationism in schools. But still...
- BTW, very nice job on the Last Man Standing page! Though I would recommend maybe being a little less exhaustive when it comes to screencaps. I know it's always tempting to use everything you've taken...every time I screencap a movie for IMFDB, I take probably three or four times the numbers of screencaps I actually wind up using on the page. -MT2008 02:27, 7 November 2008 (UTC)
- I must concur with MT2008, the screen caps are beautiful, but there seem to be too many of the same sequence or gun. No offense intended, but it takes a long time to scroll down the page to see the 'Next' firearm used. When I screencap, I end up discarding all but the most clear shots of the guns. IMHO. :) best regards MoviePropMaster2008 19:44, 7 November 2008 (UTC)
I posted a long and detailed response to all your questions or queries ... and then my computer froze up and I lost all of it. %(*$&^% I am running out to outfit a bunch of people with weapons today, so I will have to try to rewrite what I wrote this weekend. Sorry. MoviePropMaster2008 19:41, 7 November 2008 (UTC)
You can start the Quick and The Dead if you like, I should be able to work around your screengrabs. And thanks for the comment, I've taken a page from your book by just putting the name of the movie and Category:Screenshot in a screenshot's description because writing an entire description of a screenshot can be a pain and can make creating a page seem like it takes forever.--Alienqueen11 02:49, 8 November 2008 (UTC)
I don't think you should get rid of those pictures, I think they're great. I saw the Shooter one, and I'm going to get shots of that eventually, and also good luck with getting your work done.--Alienqueen11 03:14, 8 November 2008 (UTC)
Empty Pages I Created
Planning to add to them. Just starting them up while I get info together. Sorry about that. If it's best to delete them in the meantime that's fine and I'll go from there. CyclopsScott 03:01, 11 November 2008 (UTC)
I am trying to get pristine examples of a bunch of Western guns. I already have a Nickel SAA with ivory grips and a two tone SAA with rosewood grips and partial brass frame. the Nickel SAA has been in films. But getting new and high resolution pics of all of the guns on your western movie pages is on my list of things to do. :) I may have a line on a real (not replica) buntline and Bisley, so I'll get pics of those.MoviePropMaster2008 08:27, 13 November 2008 (UTC)
GREAT work on the Hotel Rwanda Page. It's a very polished page. I'm particularly tickled that my Shot of an African G3 got some use! ;) MoviePropMaster2008 23:15, 13 November 2008 (UTC)
The World Is Not Enough (video game)
Hey bro, in the video games section, the game "The World Is Not Enough (video game)" should be changed to 007: The World Is Not Enough
I'm new to this site and you're the only admin I come across. Hope you can show me around.
edit: Thanks for the reply bro. appreciate it. will let you know if i need help.
Nearly all blank adapted M16 variants in movies use the old style M16A1 birdcage flashhider. Directors want to the see the 'star pattern' full flash and the A2 style birdcage flashhiders with the solid bottom looks stupid with the high flash blanks. Don't know if you noticed by all of my A2s and (most of the M4s that are already blank adapted) have the A1 style flash hider. Also this is obvious in screengrabs of movies like Cloverfield, where there is obvious flash going downwards (which would not be the case if a real A2 flash hider was used). I will try to get an SP1 with a 30 round mag and an m203 for you. I 'may' be able to score that original weird fake M203 from someone who has one (they were made by Special Effects Unlimited in the late 1970s and aren't like anything commercially available now. In fact they were made before there were any unrestricted M203 look a likes available.) Nowadays everyone uses the Cobray/SWD ones. Good work. MoviePropMaster2008 21:39, 14 November 2008 (UTC)
Walther P99 page
hey bro you might wanna add Rogue (Jet Li) from the movie War in the page
i'm still learning how to edit. apologies
edit: appreciate it :)
I've been looking at that Hollowpoint page for a while. I spoke to MT2008 a while ago, and mentioned that we had a bunch of Type 84s in weird configurations and that I was going to restore them. After shooting the one in the classic Type 84 config, I was looking at a stripped barreled receiver and quickly put on some other wood and replaced the standard front site with a type 56 underfolding spike bayonet front end. That barrel's end was milled down anyway (which I don't like but a lot of the military guns were like that). I like threaded barrels so that I can put any flash hider or muzzle brake that I want. I finally got a pic uploaded and now IMFDB is the only site on the entire internet that has the "Hollowpoint rifle" or at least I think. So the short answer is that I made the gun to be identical to the movie gun. Dave Young is a canadian armorer (or at least works 99% of the time in Montreal) and I've seen a lot of weird hybrid guns in the Canadian armorer circles.
American Gangster page
Hey bro in the American Gangster page, it says Denzel Washington is wielding a 1911. But when you go to Denzel's page, it
says Denzel is using the browning hi-power. Please clarify.
the subject of "dibbs"
Don't want to cause controversy, but I am not comfortable with the concept of calling Dibbs on the pages. Since any member or new visitor has the right to make their contributions, it seems like pre=emptively telling new members 'don't touch this page'. Sure you or anyone else can fix someone else's screw ups or replace crappy screen caps with good ones, IMHO it may send the wrong message that there is only the 'elite few' who can touch some pages. Sure, I don't like it when people "fix" the pages that I worked on (especially the ones that were blank before I spent my time fixing it), but I do have the power (as do you) to remove inaccurate or silly input. I have replaced low res or bad screencaps (look at what I did on "The spirit") and it didn't bother me when someone rushed out an redid the "Iron man" page before I could get to it (I Pre-ordered and purchased the DVD just for screengrabbing purposes, but my job got busy, and someone beat me to it and I didn't mind because they did a good job). Anyway, that's my opinion. You do a great job on screencaps (albeit I'm one of those that think there are too many images of the exact same gun on the page, but that's just my opinion. Others like Alienqueen for example, seem to love the many images, so who knows?) Hopefully we can encourage and guide new members to make good screen caps and contributions as well. anyway that's just an opinion. I think we can always see if new members want to try their hand at working on pages. Chances are most won't, so we will end up doing it anyway. But I would prefer the 'perception' that we encourage people of 'good intentions' (versus the idiot vandals) to contribute to the site. Anyway, thats just an opinion. Would be happy to hear your thoughts. MoviePropMaster2008 21:03, 17 November 2008 (UTC)
Check it out
I think this is the most pristine shot of an AK-104 ever on the net! ;) And only IMFDB has it. :) hahaha. The only inaccuracy is that I didn't have the bakelite 7.62 magazines that are correct on this model, so I used a Bulgarian Waffle Pattern Magazine. If you think it's too inaccurate then I will try to find a mag and repost the image.
MoviePropMaster2008 01:45, 19 November 2008 (UTC)
- The only thing really bugging me is the stock. The buttstock is a converted synthetic AK74 (made to fold) but the sling swivel is on the wrong side and the big gap for the scope mount on the stock is not there. I am waiting for a shipment of the real buttstock for the 104. That's a movie gun so it's not a perfect example of the real world AK104. I'll put a note that this is will be rephotographed when I get the correct magazine and buttstock.
There you go, I cut the black bars off the Hostage screenshots for you, I really like that Two Tone Beretta 92FS, I asked MPM2008 if he could get a picture of one like that. Anyway, the screenshots may look wierd at first, but that will fix itself soon. Great work on Hot Fuzz so far.--Alienqueen11 02:30, 19 November 2008 (UTC)
It always does that when I do an image overwrite, don't know why though. It will look distorted or squished, or still look like the old image for a little while before it finally changes to the newer version.--Alienqueen11 02:42, 19 November 2008 (UTC)
thought you'd get a kick out of this... ;) You being someone who knows a lot about guns and does a lot of firearms research, you'd know how rare this one is. hahahahah :)
Well you wouldn't see it in any American weapons catalogue. :) It was issued only to German Paratroopers of Nazi germany. Very few were made and BTW they're full auto guns. Imagine firing a rifle at your shoulder that dumps a 20 round box magazine of full sized 8mm Mauser rounds (!) on another note, I've been trying to get pics of the imperial Japanese guns (like the Type 100 or Type 97 MGs) for a while now. Stembridge used to have tons of them :( you know, I make a note of some of the pages you do, and the ones with lots of details, I make a list to try and get good examples of the guns. I still can't get a stainless 5906. But I'll still keep trying. I like your Hot fuzz page. Usually I try to get the gun to look just like the ones used in the movie (like the AMD-65 I did for the Rambo III page or the "Hollowpoint" Type 84). MoviePropMaster2008 05:25, 19 November 2008 (UTC)
Congratulations for your work on Hot Fuzz, it's wonderfully done!
Movies to screengrab
I sure hope Mr. & Mrs Smith and TAPS are on your list. I am more curious which version of Mr. & Mrs. Smith you might have. I now know there are two (2) versions. the one I have is the original theatrical release, which is missing about 5 minutes of battle scenes from the television cut. I hope you have the other one, or have access to it. There are firearms shots in the longer version that I can't screen grab. best regards MoviePropMaster2008 03:38, 20 November 2008 (UTC)
I sure hope you can replace those Bootleg Tropic Thunder screencaps with your legal ones asap ;) I always cringe when I see bootleg DVD images (especially those from China). Looking forward to it.
Do you recall any film that has an 870 with a long hunting barrel? I recall seeing one on the site but it doesn't come up in a search. Thanks. MoviePropMaster2008 20:14, 20 November 2008 (UTC)
- Thanks for the info. Yes, it was the UNIT that I saw the use, but I'm pretty surprised that we haven't seen more long barreled 870s in Movies or TV. They're so ubiquitous. MoviePropMaster2008 03:24, 21 November 2008 (UTC)
Sorry about the page. Funny that we were working on the same page at exactlyi the same time. hahaha. Well I got some original props from the movie, including my own rig from the battle scenes (but I'm too fat now to fit into it anymore hahahaha). My own Morita Rifle from the movie is pretty beat up, but now I have motivation to repair it and photograph it for the continuing Glory of IMFDB. Hope you're feeling better :) regards MoviePropMaster2008 03:23, 21 November 2008 (UTC)
I used the High Def Internet trailer for Bangkok Dangerous to screen grab, so they're not bootleg images. I have not seen this movie, but I am unsure about some of my Gun Identifications. Just dropping a line, since I replaced some of your screengrabs. regards MoviePropMaster2008 05:48, 21 November 2008 (UTC)
I'll try to get you a Colt Sporter II in the exact configuration of Tropic Thunder very soon. It's on my list of things to do (along with redoing all the Colt carbine shots with the new digital camera (some of the older shots were with an old film camera and scanned on a flat bed scanner). Also you're right about the closeness of the blank firing pistol to be dangerous, but it's not that bad. The rule of thumb is 15 feet (but we try to get them to divert the angle so it's off axis and we also warn them that unburnt powder can still hit your eyes.). In the shot with Jack Black, it doesn't look too bad. We've done closer than 15 feet, but we take special precautions. MoviePropMaster2008 21:00, 21 November 2008 (UTC)
BTW, hope you don't mind, but I'm replacing your low rez image of the 590 with my own. MoviePropMaster2008 22:55, 21 November 2008 (UTC)
The Dark side of movie guns
One of the original Type 56 rifles from the movie "Uncommon Valor" (and no, please Don't post this image on that page, I have access to other rifles from the movie that are in way better shape and I intend to delete this image after a little while). This is what SOME movie guns look like. (Click on the image to see it up close) And no, they're not MY GUNS. I have some guns I need to clean up, but any beaters I try to clean up and keep as good as I can. But I tend to pick and choose the most pristine examples I can find of each movie gun. As you can guess, a lot of the movie guns (not the HERO pieces) are pretty beat up. We have actors and stunt persons dropping them and mishandling them all the time. MoviePropMaster2008 19:34, 22 November 2008 (UTC)
You're not gonna believe this
I MAY have tracked down a custom .577 T-Rex to photograph. Still want it? Since they are usually custom built, some of the minor design details might be slightly different. normally I wouldn't care, but I was looking through a rack of another guy's armory and I asked "what's that gun?" and he quipped, oh a .577..... It just doesn't have a scope mounted yet. MoviePropMaster2008 19:20, 24 November 2008 (UTC)
On some of your pics
Hope you don't mind, on some of your gun pics (the guns I don't have access to just yet) I was going to 'color correct' them and remove some of the excessive 'white space' around them. I was just going to get rid of any 'greenish' or yellow or bluish tints and make the colors more correct and reload them. So if you see some pics that have been reloaded, some of them are just the same pic but 'color corrected'. regards. MoviePropMaster2008 18:38, 26 November 2008 (UTC)
Hey GM45, do you by any chance have Smokin' Aces? If you do, is there a possibility you can put it on your to do list? Not that you have to screencap it, I'm just asking because that page is in need of better screenshots. And don't worry, I'll chop the black bars off some of the screencaps eventually.--Alienqueen11 03:47, 27 November 2008 (UTC)
GREAT job on the Crank screen grabs. Are you doing Blu ray now? :) MoviePropMaster2008 04:04, 27 November 2008 (UTC)
hahahaha. Well i got my massive GUNS to photograph to do list ;) I've photographed over 200 guns so far.... It sure doesn't seem like it but I looked at my 'transfered to IMFDB folder' and there are about 207 images that were taken from original photographs. What's killing me right now is that I can get to the cool vintage western stuff, but the guys are so hard to get a hold of. regards... MoviePropMaster2008 04:29, 27 November 2008 (UTC)
Hope you're eating well :) regards 126.96.36.199 21:58, 27 November 2008 (UTC)
Yeah, sure, that would be fine. Mine are OK, but kinda low-res. I would definitely prefer higher-res alternative. Also note that some of my shots don't appear on the page itself (i.e. the shot of Robert Downey Jr. with his Glock-22 which I took for the actor page). -MT2008 17:13, 28 November 2008 (UTC)
It's a very simple change to block anonymous users from making any edits, how to stop them from just making new pages I haven't quite figured out... I think we may just try disallowing edits from anonymous users for a while - my worry is that we will lose potential newcomers who may not understand they have to register first, I'll need to figure out a way to display a message to anonymous users that they must register first... I'm working on it. bunni 20:59, 28 November 2008 (UTC)
My thoughts on Molotov Cocktail
Just so you know, I'm strongly against an improvised weapon like the Molotov Cocktail having it's own page. It's a bottle with gasoline in it. It's not manufactured or crafted, like any of the weapons on the other pages including things like custom swords, bows and knives.
Also no user ever needs to know, "Gee, what was the make of that Molotov Cocktail I saw in that movie?" Since IMFDB is an information resource on stuff that people intuitively would NOT already know, I feel we should not put pages on things that are improvised weapons, like "the Bride" in KILL BILL using a piece of wood with nails in it to kill Gogo Yubari.
Also would you also list the propane tanks used to blow up Zombies in DAWN OF THE DEAD as a weapon as well? They had a road flare in them so they were 'modified' like a molotov cocktail.
Since you made it and put effort into it, I won't complain any more, but I thought you must realize how I feel towards improvised weapons. I lump them in the same category as a crowbar (weapon used in Half life), a rock, a stick or a brick. Sure Video games use them as weapons, but they don't deserve the page that a known firearm or munition does since no one will ever wonder what country they came from, who made them, what their history or caliber is, or what version or variation is being used. IMHO MoviePropMaster2008 21:42, 28 November 2008 (UTC)
Thanks for the explanation. :) I figured it was something like that. MoviePropMaster2008 21:01, 30 November 2008 (UTC)
Yeah, I use .pngs in place of traditional .jepgs. They take a while to load, but they're a lot clearer and less pixelated, and with the low res 90s movies I build pages for, I need all the clarity I can get.
Thinking of overwriting some of the Thompson Pics
I was just giving you the heads up, since one of the uploaded pics of Thompsons is one you uploaded. I was going to overwrite it with one of these. Let me know if you have any objections. I am also adding the M1s and M1A1s when I get a chance. MoviePropMaster2008 02:49, 4 December 2008 (UTC)
WTF? Now we have internet Flash animation webisode shorts?
Anonymous user 188.8.131.52 has created a page for Taegukgi. This is NOT the Korean war Movie of the same name, but a Flash animated short that lasts less than 60 seconds, created by an (albeit talented) fan. WTF. Though the short is quite cool, it's weird and stylized animation of round headed figures duking it out for about a minute. does it count if it's only public release is a website? I think people are pushing the boundaries of what is a legitimate title here.
The page on IMDFB. http://www.imfdb.org/index.php?title=Taegukgi
Where you can watch Taegukgi:Stagnant Fire (Stagnant Flame is the 2nd webisode) http://184.108.40.206/stagnantfire.swf
Your thoughts and opinions on the matter are appreciated. MoviePropMaster2008 08:18, 5 December 2008 (UTC)
the other Glock
Can you take a look at the other Glock in my Resident Evil page? I'm trying to see if it's a Glock 26.
I think you're right about the shotgun. I'm going to change it. MoviePropMaster2008 06:00, 6 December 2008 (UTC)
Re: Jingle All the Way
Thanks for the compliments on Jingle All the Way. I actually have a VHS copy of this movie and saw it this evening on TV. I might try to snag the DVD to screencap it, but if anyone else has it they're free to do so themselves if they wish. Orca1 9904 05:25, 9 December 2008 (UTC)
The Dark Knight
I think Gunner313 basically just adds pictures he got off other sites, he said he does before. You can still do The Dark Knight, you're one of the best screencappers on here, if you really want to screencap it, you should.--Alienqueen11 20:33, 11 December 2008 (UTC)
Care to take a look at my RE:E movie page?
Since no one did this page since the DVD release, I decided to do so. I need some check ups cause I always have a hard time telling Taurus from Beretta. Also see if you can ID the Cobray M11 for me if it is one. The previous guy posted up and even I thought it was an MP7 until I looked closer. If you got the time Excalibur01
- I was using Microsoft Paint and then realize I could crop the wide screen effect. Excalibur01 00:09, 17 December 2008 (UTC)
I can't be nice anymore
Someone has to draw the line. This guy Don whatever. He just posted a NEW flash animation on this site. What the hell? I've see the pics or trash that resembles pictures of guns and he thinks those are what they are? Is he high or some punk kid that thinks it's so cool that it deserves to be on this site. Sift Head and that other flash animation thing, Taegukgi. Those are pardon my language, pieces of shit that are NOT worthy of this place that some of us hold with respect. Yeah, they seem entertaining, but if we decide to let something this slide, then whose to stop from putting other flash animations that have "drawings" of guns on them because "Oh they have guns, so therefore they should be on this site". I want to remove it, but I like a majority vote instead of me acting pissed of. I'm asking everyone else their thoughts. Excalibur01 02:04, 17 December 2008 (UTC)
- Hey, anime deserves to be on this site just as much as games. Most of them were drawn from concept to the us watching them, down to the very details. Gunslinger girls, Ghost in the Shell, Black Lagoon. The artists of those series took their time and effort to make then guns that appear to be as authentic as possible when they can and that in itself deserves respect in a site like this dedicate to cataloging guns from movies and shows we've seen. Anime that do draw the guns so realistic deserves to be on the same respect level as we respect the armorers for the movies and shows. Anime is a real work of art. These flash animations are just attempts at art and failing, only providing us with cheap and a lot of time free entertainment.
- Yes, I know which anime you are talking about. I don't know why we allow stuff from the Simpsons, Family Guy, American Dad, and South Park...But it's not as bad as flash animation. Excalibur01 02:20, 17 December 2008 (UTC)
So what do you think of my airsoft? I know a lot of people have a bad idea about what airsoft is, so what do you think? I'm a guy who likes to show off sometimes, that's one reason why I ask since I've updated pictures on my page, but more to ask what others think, particularly people who are more into firearms. Excalibur01 10:28, 20 December 2008 (UTC)
BTW: Fantastic work on the Predator page. It is very impressive and informative. :) MoviePropMaster2008 19:39, 22 December 2008 (UTC)
Got it for you
Got a pic of one of the DIE HARD HK94 conversions. The third firing position (2) was stamped after the fact (and is shallower than the factory etched "0" and "1". This one is from the rack of movie guns used for AIR FORCE ONE :) thought you might get a kick out of it. Actually I had this in a folder of pics I had shot six months ago and I totally forgot that I had it. :) :)MoviePropMaster2008 03:34, 26 December 2008 (UTC)
I will review it in detail later re the length or the trivia, but at a glance it looks very interesting :) . But I did make a note to myself take pics of the Colt Sporters used in the film. I got those configurations. You were right in that the slab side is just a Colt Sporter Carbine with the barrel chopped down. The "Commando" with the forward assist is the Colt Sporter II, again converted. I also have to replace some of my M16 pics since they are 'custom' guns that aren't indicative of the 'classic' models (like the 733, etc.)
BTW: I replaced the USP45 amongst other guns. I am also working on new FNC pics. The problem is that there are multiple versions of the FNC. The ones imported into the U.S. were the (a) FNC 223 Rem Sporter (the semi auto import version with a bayonet lug and thin sling ring), (b) the later model FNC 223 Rem Sporter with NO bayonet lug and thicker forward sling ring, (c) the FNC Para Sporter. Then there is the real deal, the Belgian full auto FNC Early model and the FNC Para model. And now there is a newer model FNC rifle with some design changes and the newer model FNC Para rifle. More modern movies filmed overseas would have the all Belgian guns. American movies would have the U.S. Imported variants. I'm trying to get pics of each type.
Check this out: :) You're the FIRST to see this puppy! :)
MoviePropMaster2008 08:38, 30 December 2008 (UTC)
Screencaps on Commando
I know you like pages with tons and tons and tons of screencaps (so does Alienqueen, I think). And I've made it obvious in the past that I really don't like having so many screencaps on a page. I think it makes the page massive and unwieldy and hard to look at. But that's my opinion and my taste. I prefer to have no more than four images on a page. Recently some member added TONS of pics to my Dogs of War page. Way TOO many images and I think it made the page look clumsy. But I would appreciate NOT adding tons of new screencaps to pages that I essentially built up myself, just like I wouldn't delete any of the photos for the pages that you did from scratch. It's just a matter of taste, I know, but I don't like having a lot of pics of the same gun over and over again. I think it belabors the point and (especially for members with slower internet connections) it slows down the viewing of the page. (case in point, I thought that having over fourteen screenshots of Bruce willis and his M1911 in Last Man Standing was just too much, but that was your page and I'm not prone to criticize based on my "page layout" sensibilities. I hope you understand my point and thanks for all the hard work you've done on the site. Thanks and best regards MoviePropMaster2008 02:24, 2 January 2009 (UTC)
Got it, finally :)
Now I will be updating with this pic. :) MoviePropMaster2008 06:10, 3 January 2009 (UTC)
RE:The Dirty Dozen and Great Escape.
You can do it.I don´t mind.Oliveira 11:48, 8 January 2009 (UTC)
RE:The Dirty Dozen
Would you mind terribly telling me why you replaced EVERYTHING that I put on the page for "The Dirty Dozen"??? I admit the page was not as detailed as it could have been but where do you get off COMPLETELY DELETING everything that I put on there??? --Charon68 05:00, 10 January 2009 (UTC)Charon68
Yeah I noticed, I enjoy checking your User page to see what you're going to do next, and I can't wait to see Mail Call and SNAFU when you're done. Anything with Gunny is worth checking out. And also, I am getting really tired of Anonymous users deleting screenshots and trivial information off pages as with the Colaterial page a few minutes ago. It dosen't hurt to have some trivia, it's what this site is for, and seeing how everybody is protecting their pages, it's only a matter of time before this site can only be edited by registered users.--Alienqueen11 05:10, 11 January 2009 (UTC)
- You are very right, it should be the person who makes the page or an adminstrator who decides what should or should not be on a page, not some anonymous user visiting the site for the first time. And I understand how much time it can take make a page, some of them can take a day to get done. Plus if you think that's bad, look at this guy's edit to Saving Private Ryan:
This made me really pissed.--Alienqueen11 06:21, 11 January 2009 (UTC)
Some of them might, but don't worry about them, they're just anonymous users. They're easily dealt with, plus you do great work. Great job on Mail Call so far, and I'll be sure to check out the Great Escape when it's done.--Alienqueen11 02:20, 16 January 2009 (UTC)
I notice you say Gunner313 uploaded images from Legion's Fate's blog. Where did he do this? I searched his contrib history and didn't see them, so I haven't figured out what you mean. But if you see people doing that kind of shit, do not hesitate to delete the images and give them a severe warning. It makes us look bad. And likewise, same with screencaps from bootlegs. There's no need to have this "I'll let it go just this once" approach - by all means, you've got the right to take action. -MT2008 05:42, 11 January 2009 (UTC)
Sorry about the images I have been a member here since it started. I only recently got a computer capable of taking screen caps and playing dvds. I use to make due as best I could to try and add images to this site. Gunner313
Will you be around today to screen cap 24 Season 7 on FOX? I heard on your bio you could would maybe in the future start working on 24. I'm a big fan but I don't have screencapping software yet. I'd finally like to have screencaps on 24 the page. -Btracy1994 10:49, 11 January 2009 (UTC)
Re: Lord of War
Eh, depends. Main question is, how many additional screencaps do you want to add? I really would prefer you not add a ridiculous amount of extra screencaps, like 20 shots per gun, the way you've been doing on some of your pages. I think it's been getting a little bit out of control lately, so if you want to work more on that page, I'd rather you limit yourself to something like 6 shots per gun at most. Especially since the Lord of War page is one of the site's most popular.
- I see that I'm not the only one who isn't fond of too many shots of the same gun on a page. It makes the page way too big and unwieldy. I certainly don't love endlessly scrolling down just to see what the NEXT gun entry is. I don't mean to diminish the hard work done, but there is a limit to how many screenshots should be on a gun's section of the page. You've been doing a LOT better in reigning in the sheer number of screencaps. I must give fair warning any additional screenshots on pages that I've done 99% of the work on, I reserve the right to start editing out images if I think there are too many of them. Anyway, other than that issue, you've done tons of great work. I was thinking of requesting that members start taking a second look at orphaned pages, i.e. pages with no screenshots at all before we start adding tons of new pages. MoviePropMaster2008 04:45, 16 January 2009 (UTC)
Also, which guns did I miss? The only ones I forgot to make an entry for are the M16A1 with A2 handguards and the Galil AR used by two of the Lebanese militiamen. I suppose I could also make a section for the inside of Yuri's container, although most of the guns in there are guns that appear elsewhere in the movie. -MT2008 00:47, 12 January 2009 (UTC)
It was Alienqueen's second account... we were doing some testing working out some bugs after moving servers last year. bunni 06:40, 12 January 2009 (UTC)
Thanks for helping with my Sopranos page- everytime I watch an episode I try and screencap and figure out what's what. I'm sure I'm still a good bit off from finishing it, but I appreciate your comments! - Speakeasy804
A little help
Question About Bond Actor Category
I was wondering, in the "James Bond Actor" category page, should we limit it to actors who've played James Bond himself, or should we allow 'supporting' actors such as Bond girls (ie, Halle Berry & Honor Blackman) and villians (such as Robert Carlyle & Gert Fröbe)? I'm proposing this to several admins and would like to get some feedback on this before making a decision. Orca1 9904 22:16, 19 January 2009 (UTC)
Thanks, The Godfather is a great movie deserving of a full imfdb page! To answer your question about the gun used in the "Leave the gun..." scene, I tried to see what it was when I was screencapping it a few nights ago but I believe the shot was too far away to capture one. It's possible that some DVD players might be able to zoom in with a good enough resolution to see what it might be, but mine doesn't have the capability. I wish you luck finding it though, I'd be curious to know myself! - Speakeasy804
re: The Departed
Blocked him already. I don't tolerate this kind of bullshit at all when it's some random guy who has never made a useful contribution.
- Yes, I was actually in DC for Obama's inauguration, as I told MPM in a brief post to his wall. And no, I am not at all a fan of our new President, and less so the VP. But my Mom (who is a liberal) was really excited and wanted me to come, and you know...I couldn't hurt Mom's feelings. Plus, my boss at the law firm where I work (also one of my Mom's friends) was able to book me at a really nice hotel (the Sofitel, where Edward Norton and Dennis Hopper also stayed), and I got two days off from work, and I got to hang out in DC for the first time in over 10 years. So, regardless of how I feel about our country swearing in its most left-wing President ever, the trip was still worthwhile.
- Oh, yeah, and the best part is...Obama's speech really was inspiring to me. It has inspired me to save more and more of my paychecks so that I can buy that nice new M4gery I've always wanted to own...before he and Biden ban them forever. -MT2008 00:53, 22 January 2009 (UTC)
Thanks, I'd always been a big fan of The Getaway (1972) so I decided to start re-screencapping it. I could do a few more but I wasn't sure on the protocol on replacing another user's images. (Also, thanks for adding the year; I have a DVD of the 1994 version coming in the mail so I'll be screencapping that as well. I hear it's not quite as up to par as the other but any movie is worth an article here). And yeah, I should probably add some info. I have a huge list of movies I plan on building/screencapping/improving, etc. so it'd be better if I got that name up there in blue. Thanks! - Speakeasy804
- That would be awesome if you could protect it. Thanks! Speakeasy804
- I appreciate that, I'll try and add more once I can think of anything remotely interesting about myself. -Speakeasy804
re: The Untouchables
Thanks! Whenever you get a chance, do you think you might be able to review some of the Model 10s and shotguns on there? I'm wondering if a few of the revolvers listed as Model 10s are something else (though nothing I could quickly identify) and I just want to make sure I got the shotguns straight (I only know a few things about differentiating 1897s from 1912s). Thank you and good luck with Mail Call! - Speakeasy804
- Thank you for the revolver help. I knew the front sight was off, as well as other things on the frame, but I didn't want to make a poor guess. I believe you're right about the Police Positives. Thanks again! - Speakeasy804
Nice photos but the ones that are listed as M1917 on aircraft are not correct. The Machine gun on the Folker EIII is a Maxim LMG08/15 Air Cooled machine gun built by Spandau. The LMG in LMG08/15 stands for Luft Maschinen Gewehr or Air Machine Gun in english.
Nice job on Mail Call. When you get to the episode on the Colt Potato Digger machine gun I have some info on that. Also I will see if I can scan my challenge coin that R. Lee gave me for the site.
I made some edits to it but they got erased. Why? I'm still working on screencapping yet, i didn't have enough time to add gun pics and you didn't add them. P.S When will you be getting season 3-8? User:Drjuki
Oh, ok. I thought you ment don't add any seasons since you were going to do that. I didn't know you were going to through the earlier seasons. You know who. Drjuki.
Photo of Nickel pistol held by Kevin Costner and Billy Drago is a Star Model B. The show also had some Colt Official Police .38 revolvers and a Welbey in .455 caliber used by the RCMP.
Thats a M61 Vulcan mounted under the chopper. The special features in the film has it wrong. There are only two Vulcans in the industry at this time. They have been converted to blank fire and used in Armageddon, XXX and Death Race. I have hadled they and see them and the helicopter mount about once a week. Look at the size of the weapon mounted to the copper and minigun. The gun under the chopper is twice as long as the minigun. Also compare the photo from XXX to the gunship from We Were Soldiers that we had two miniguns mount on.
Armorers work on video games consist of four parts. Part one is foley work sound department records every noise the weapons action makes without firing. Part two is live firing the weapon at private range with eight to ten mics surrounding the shooter and several more located down range. Part Three is have each weapon photographed and film in the firing position for the digital modeling. Part Four is firing at items with a suppressed weapon to record impacts for the game. To most people this would sound like a lot of fun but it has to be one of the most stressful events for a armorer since there is no breaks other than to change weapons. Most of the time games have about 20 to 30 different weapons in them and all this is done between one and three days. The shooter can not move, breath or make any noise while firing as the mics will pick it up.
Iron Man CAR15
In the photo with the line of rifles it states it has a commercial CAR15 flash hider. I really it is an M4 carbine with a Surefire suppressor flash hider BFA. I built those BFA's for that show. Phoenixent
M60E1 machine gun
I went back and checked to see if our M60's were of the E1 configuration. We had 18 on We Were Soldiers and they were all standard M60's. Then I checked out a sight that had a photo of the M60E1 and that is completely different system. Check it out at this website http://www.warboats.org/stonerordnotes/M60%20GPMG%20R5.html. -Phoenixent
M1 Garand question
I have a question about the M1-C Garand and M1-D Garand, do you load them like you would the M1 Garand? and does the En Bloc clip pop out of them too after the last round is fired? I'm not sure because the scope seems to right above where the En Bloc clip pops out. Thanks for any answers in advance.--Alienqueen11 04:37, 29 January 2009 (UTC)
I was tempted to reshoot this on a pintle mount so that I can get closer to the gun. Let me know if this format is preferable. I am still tempted to reshoot some of the Aircraft guns much closer so that we see more of the gun and less of the mount. I had to shoot it in the warehouse and digitally wipe out everything else with white (what a pain!) since I was alone and this sucker was TOO heavy to lift by myself! ;)
best regards MoviePropMaster2008 06:30, 29 January 2009 (UTC) BTW: I need a photo wish list again, so please let me know which guns you really want to see a good pic of :) I will try to track them down for pics. :)
Thanks for the info, I see how it works now. And yeah,, I don't think I would like a left sided scope either, I would prefer it to be in line with the barrel. And glad to see you're finally able to screencap Shoot Em' Up, can't wait to see it.--Alienqueen11 19:16, 29 January 2009 (UTC)
I'm going to visit some buddies who have a lot more stuff than I do and I was wondering if you had any more special request pics. I have them on my user page at the top, but I wanted to make sure that you knew that I was 'taking orders' to see if these guys have any pristine versions of these guns that i could photograph. Thanks. Let me know your 'request list'. MoviePropMaster2008 01:41, 31 January 2009 (UTC)
Good thing you mentioned the Winchester 1866 with the forearm and without, or else I would have forgotten about it. Again, don't know if the guys with these weapons even want to take the time to let me snap some pro photos, but it doesn't hurt to ask. As for the M60, I got one myself and are looking at it right now, but it's fubared, i.e. the plastic trigger group got cracked and I did a patch job on the rear end (and haven't bothered to fully fix it. Also it's REALLY beat up and I am still looking for one in decent shape. Here is a cropped snap shot of it taken some years ago on a movie set. One of the young actors was holding it near the crafts services table and I took a snapshot. here it is. But I will try to fix it up prior to IMFDB photography ;)
- Nope, just an extra. He treated the gun great though. There was always guys who listen to the on set armorer and then there are they guys you gotta watch like a hawk. MPM
Actually, I only have the regular Unrated DVD. Mine doesn't seem to come with a whole lot of special features besides Deleted Scenes. If you want to add the screencaps of the armorer showing off the guns, that's fine by me. Also, I think I'm going to keep some of the publicity stills. I prefer to keep those whenever they show a better view of the gun than appears in the movie. -MT2008 21:07, 1 February 2009 (UTC)
Re: Colt Mustang
Thanks for fixing the page up. Been a while since I created one so I have forgotten some of the nuances. User: Charon68
Got a gift for you! ;) More coming
You can do the honors on the movie page... :D I still have more pics to clean up and color correct (and that takes a lot of time)...
Like it? :) MoviePropMaster2008 00:58, 4 February 2009 (UTC)
I will actually be REPLACING some of the existing images with these, so that we don't have to manually update all the linked pages. I will be doing these, but I am giving you a heads up update on what I am uploading....
I got tons more, but I have to clean up the pics.... MoviePropMaster2008 01:07, 4 February 2009 (UTC)
Replacing some of your pics
Hope you don't mind that I will be replacing some of your pics with screen used gun pictures. I have the 5906 from Collateral. ;) MoviePropMaster2008 02:04, 4 February 2009 (UTC)
These others were also screen used, but I need to recheck and verify what. BTW, I do 'scramble' the serial numbers (in Photoshop) when they are visible so that nosy people can't track down the original SN for the movie gun. I have TONS more pics, but I don't want to sit here all night. I have another gig to go to :) I also replaced the TEC-9 image with a good one and will be replacing a bunch more. :) MoviePropMaster2008 02:12, 4 February 2009 (UTC)
Re:Your page format
I see what you are talking about with the none instead of left. I was just think about when you have multiple photos of the same weapon to put them next to each other to same some space. I also notice that the photo go all over the place as in the Death Race posting without the left or right. It works on a couple of other wikis but all are different. I will put up a representative photo for each weapon shortly. Thanks. - Phoenixent
SOCOM Mk 23
The Knights Armament Suppressor was not mine, but belonged to a fellow armorer, but he was also a license Title II and Destructive Device Manufacturer, so he had samples of ALL the late generation Suppressors. MoviePropMaster2008 02:35, 4 February 2009 (UTC)
It looks great! Nice job! Too bad I didn't get the proper version, but I only spent $7 for this movie (used) at Half-Price Books. I don't think I would have wanted to spend more than that. Anyway, it does seem like this weapons coordinator was kind of a douche. I imagine armorers in Bulgaria aren't really held to the same standards as their American counter-parts.
Oh, yeah, and I think there may be one other weapon type in the film I missed (besides the myriad assortment of handguns on the table at Udre's place which I would never be able to figure out. It looks like two of Udre's guards are using MP7s just before 47 takes them out with his MP5s. -MT2008 02:59, 5 February 2009 (UTC)
Some loser anonymous was vandalizing pages throughout the site one time, and he made Gunner313's user page with a nasty comment on it. Gunner313 is free to make a real user page whenever he wants.--Alienqueen11 01:07, 6 February 2009 (UTC)
Re: The Iron Giant
I have the movie, although on VHS instead of DVD, otherwise I would have screencapped it. There's some other weapons used by the soldiers (rifles and a pistol fired by Gen. Rogard), but wasn't sure if they were based enough on any real weapons to be included (the rifles looked like the bastard children of an M1 Garand and an M14). If you can screencap the film for me, feel free. Orca1 9904 02:42, 6 February 2009 (UTC)
Shoot 'Em Up.
Great Job on the Shoot 'Em Up page. Just a couple of quick thoughts:
- Don't be so hard on the movie. The entire thing was basically one feature-length Looney Tunes cartoon...if Quentin Tarantino had written one.
- Doesn't Smith use a USP Compact during his sex scene with DQ/shootout, or is that the same USP? If so, then I'm going to assume that you don't have shots of that...for obvious reasons. --Clutch 02:52, 9 February 2009 (UTC)
Per your request, I got as many gun pics as I could from the HD trailer. Check out the Push page. I haven't seen the movie so my guesses are just guesses. MoviePropMaster2008 09:24, 10 February 2009 (UTC)
Legends of the Fall
Hi, I congratulate you for you work! Can you post the movie "Legends of the Fall" and the firearms used in this film? Sorry for my bad english.
Legends of the Fall (again)
Hi again, maybe I don`t write correctly. I trying to say: "can you do Legends of the Fall"? I saw you are realy good and know a lot about firearms.But I have bad english and I don´t know much about firearms, I am learning. It`s a request if its no bother to you. I hope do you understand what I trying to say you. Sorry again for my english.
shotgun in Thunderball
Hey I just posted screenshots from Thunderball and there was a ribbed barrel shotgun (which I believe was a Remington 870) in some scenes. I remember you had some pictures of an incredible 870 Wingmaster and I was wondering if you could look at the shots I took from TB and tell me if they're at all similar, just so I'd know how to categorize it. Thanks! - Speakeasy804
- Thanks, that should be a great help! I won't label anything clearly until we know for sure but I'll do some looking into it myself as well now that I'm not searching blindly - Speakeasy804
Tanks for your answer
Tanks for your answer about Legends of the fall. My first language is Spanish, I´m from Argentina. My English is basic, sometimes I forgot the past simple or the future, and sometimes I need help from google translate, but I hope improve in English and learn more about firearms. I wait craving for Legends of the fall. Tanks.
Whoops, sorry if I missed that. Anyway, the answer is that yes, "SIG-Sauer" is correct. SIG is an acronym for Schweizerische Industrie Gesellschaft (Swiss Industrial Society), while Sauer is shorthand for the German firm J. P. Sauer und Sohn GmbH. In other words, "SIG" is an acronym, while "Sauer" is not, so it's appropriate to capitalize all letters of "SIG". And if I ever see people who don't capitalize it, I always correct it. -MT2008 23:55, 12 February 2009 (UTC)
Well I have no problem with posting screencaps of guns that are not what I already posted. As I proposed in the 'rules' suggestion in the forum, that this being a Wiki, we should be prepared that our screengrabs 'could' be replaced at any time with something of markedly 'superior' quality. However, if you open that can of worms, just remember that in all fairness, I or other users could also replace any of your screengrabs on any page you built when we please as well. I am glad you asked, but unless the existing screencap is just crap, it doesn't seem appropriate to replace it. MoviePropMaster2008 18:44, 13 February 2009 (UTC)
Blank revolver question
My talk page is too big and I can't find the blank revolver question so please post it again. Sorry, but my own discussion page is just too massive to scan (I should do some cleanup to make it shorter). MoviePropMaster2008 18:45, 13 February 2009 (UTC)
Norinco SKS Sporter
Rosario Dawson doesn't have an SKS-D. She has a Norinco SKS Sporter which has the thumbhole stock and the shorter paratrooper barrel. the SKS-M is nearly identical but the ones marked "Sporter" have a slightly different thumbhole design (and which model she has exactly is hard to see because her hand is in the buttstock nearly all the time), but both the SKS-M and the "Norinco SKS Sporter" are thumbhole, paratrooper length barreled SKS designed to take factory AK mags, like the D model. The D Model is a standard full length SKS that takes AK mags. Frankly, I've never seen these in any real foreign warzone. Only at gunshows in the U.S. But the SKS-D was used by Chinese police alot in the 1980s and 1990s.
Don't know what you mean about the primers, but we don't adapt any revolvers to fire blanks. No need to. I have never had a problem with primers unless the loading process was messed up or the blanks were bad. Also recoil (too much or not enough) should have no effect on the primers. So I have fired hundreds of different revolvers with literally thousands of blanks (everything from .45 LC - .38 sp - 44 mag - .357 mag - .38 short - etc. etc. ) and never ran into any difficulty. What type of blanks were you firing? MPM
BTW, spectacular job on filling out the rest of the Rundown. Though (as expected per MY personal tastes) there are more screencaps than I would have done per gun, you really scoured that movie for every single solitary firearm in it. You caught guns that I didn't even know were in the film! Good job. MoviePropMaster2008 04:31, 14 February 2009 (UTC)
I was just wondering. Why are the master screenshots so massive? 1062 pixels? on some of them. Didn't you used to edit master shots so that they were smaller? Just curious. MoviePropMaster2008 06:51, 14 February 2009 (UTC)
Legends of the Fall
I corrected your discription of the weapons that Brad Pitt is carrying over his shoulder. The weapon is a Holland and Holland 10ga. Paradox used to hunt big game with 10 gauge slug. The barrels are smoth bores except for the final 2 inches before the muzzle were they are rifled. It is a rare weapon as most of which have been destroyed due over pressure from the unique design. I built the buttplate for that weapon as the wanted a brass buttplate on it. The weapon came form Ellis Mercantile- Phoenixent
- I will check my old photo from Ellis to see if I have one. Holland and Holland were going to reissue the Paradox with different material for the barrels and new style rifling. The bullets were cast in the prop shop at Ellis using a pattern I made on the lathe and glued into original brass 10ga shells.
I was just wondering if you'd be OK letting me add a few more shots to the Street Kings page. And I literally just mean a few:
- (1.) Two more shots (good ones) of Tom Ludlow with his S&W 4506.
- (2.) A better shot of Diskant with his Glock 17 when he and Tom go to the house where the real Fremont and Coates are buried.
- (3.) A shot of the fake Fremont reaching for his own Glock (which looks to be another -17) when Tom kills him during the climactic shootout.
Would that be OK?
Also, I watched the scene again where Tom kills the Koreans, and as best I can tell, the S&W 4506's muzzle flashes are not digitally added. The gun cycles and ejects spent blanks, just as I would expect. --MT2008 18:10, 15 February 2009 (UTC)
- Tried to make it a little bit darker, but weirdly, I can't do it without really ruining the detail. Are you sure it matters if mine are a bit lighter? In daylight scenes, it's pretty hard to tell.
- Got shots of the R9, as well as more of the armory guns (there are M4s as well as M16s in there). I still couldn't figure out what kind of shotgun Coates (Common) uses, or the Korean slaver. Your guesses are as good as mine. -MT2008 01:49, 16 February 2009 (UTC)
The Colt 1878 Shotgun you have listed for the show is incorrect. The shotgun is a 10 gauge supplied by Ellis Mercantile for the film. I will check tomorrow for the manufacturer and check for a photo of the shotgun for you. Nice job on the page I took care of all those weapons before the sale. - Phoenixent
Hey John, Check out the photo of the W. Richards that I just posted. - Steve
Dust hit gun
It's called a Sweeney gun and I have used it. The best features of that gun are the constant air feed and the variable full auto fire mode. The Dust balls are basically clear transparent paint ball containers that are full of 'Fuller's earth'. I don't use the Sweeney gun. It's basically a really EXPENSIVE paintball gun. I opt to use a standard paintball gun myself and shoot much closer to the action, but don't tell anyone that. It's way cheaper. Also those dust balls are really expensive. (think about 2$ a shot) As are the "Sparking" balls. Special effects houses also make full glass balls (these are all the same size as paintballs) which are designed to shatter windows and then the glass balls shatter themselves, thus 'masking' the source of the shatter (good for people's houses that you don't like) and metallic balls which blow out Car windows. MPM
Review on Wanted
You asked me a long time ago to review your WANTED page, and I deferred, primarily because I glanced at it briefly and saw that it might have spoilers. Now that I have seen the film I went back to the page. You did a lot of hard work and it shows. Also I was a bit horrified at the sheer amount of spoilers in the page. I would never DELETE a photo of yours on a page you built, since that seems to be an unwritten rule. I WILL delete unnecessary photos on pages that I built. I am probably going to delete all pics of Kenneth Johnson from my Rambo page ... this guy was just the head propmaster. He wasn't the armorer and this guy doesn't know anything about guns. All the armorers I know are disgusted and he (being the glory hound that he is) insisted on doing the DVD Featurette commentary on guns. the real armorers aren't even mentioned, which disgusted me. Anyway, back to topic, I would request that you remove the pics of Cross dying in that it is a major spoiler. I fixed some of the written spoilers in that I think that the page doesn't suffer if we don't know the plot twists. Like revealing that Darth Vader is Luke's father, some of these points aren't necessary. I was actually really glad I avoided the page previously since I was actually surprised at the betrayal and truth. I was surprised who Cross really was and what his motivation was. I was surprised at Fox's true test of faith and sacrifice and I was happy at the comeuppance of Sloan (the decoy surprised me completely). The entire movie experience would have been ruined if I had all those plot twists spoiled for me. For people looking up the guns (who have seen the film already), the non-spoiler explanations are good enough and clearly show what guns were in the film. Anyway, that was my input and opinion. Other than my own gripes with spoilers in general, excellent work on the page. MoviePropMaster2008 07:17, 18 February 2009 (UTC)
excellent work on the watermark. It is a very attractive watermark. I tried a watermark already, once, and I didn't like how it looked in thumbnails. Who knows, I might start to like it in the future, but right now, I DO have hidden electronic tags in all my files (which a savvy tech person can remove, but it takes a level of skill that most pirates don't bother to develop). But I like the idea of the watermark for images I approve to be ALLOWED on other sites, like Wikipedia. As for IMFDB, I am content to (a) initially mark the files as copyrighted to IMFDB and also (b) have the invisible eletronic tags on the files themselves that outline ownership and license. Many high end programs can read this. the latest versions of Photoshop can read the electronic copyright on a file. BTW, that one wikipedia pirate got booted for stealing all those images from us at IMFDB, and he got banned. :) MoviePropMaster2008 00:52, 19 February 2009 (UTC)
Saturday Shoot --- more pics coming --- just a heads up
Group message cc:d' to MT2008, GM45, Alienqueen1 I'm heading to another armory to photograph some more long guns this Saturday if all goes as planned. (I'll get a new StG-44 amongst other cool stuff (like a SR-25, all tricked out, etc.) I've been photographing a lot of pistols recently. Since the last group of famous gun pics took an entire day to photograph and multiple days to 'clean up and format' (and put electronic Copyright tagging) on the images. I am also returning to Stembridge/CW to photograph a bunch of their more famous subguns/shortshotguns. I already have permission to photograph the actual McMillan TAC-50 used in S.W.A.T. As far as my own inventory, I still have to rebuild and fix some of MY guns still. I still have an M249 full stock gun that I need to photograph and a Walther MPL that needs fixing. And a bunch of Benelli M3 Super 90s in different configurations :) I want to work some more on the M16 page. If I can't get a real 733 (for example) I will try to build up an exact duplicate of one in the right configuration and then take a pic of it. Some of my older photos of M16 guns (like the 733) were build ups (i.e. just a standard gun with the barrel cut down, and not the exact configuration of the original gun type). I want exact examples of each one so that our M16 page is the definitive page of M16 types on the net. BTW: I have to go down to CW again and I will try to grab more "the Quick and the Dead" guns ... :) More handguns, especially Sharon Stone's SAA and Russell Crowe's gun (and original holster) and all the original screen used guns from 'Iron Man'. ;) I am also trying to get a ton of more famous screen used western guns for GM45's pages. (I let HIM do the honors on the Western movie pages ;) ) Just a heads up guys! :) MoviePropMaster2008 04:34, 19 February 2009 (UTC)
Hey, I've been working on the pages for some Westerns and I heard you were the go-to guy on IMFDB for that sort of thing. I was wondering if you could look at my page for The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford and maybe see if there's anything I messed up. I figured it's your forte so if anyone would be able to fix it up, it would be you. Also I'm right now working on American Outlaws which has quite a number of Western guns as well, so I could let you know when I finish that and whenever you have time you might be able to check through and correct some of my inevitable errors haha. Thanks in advance - Speakeasy804
re: Boondock Saints
Dude, armory scenes in movies always suck to do on IMFDB. And the one in "Boondock Saints" is probably one of the worst, even worse than Hard Boiled or The Matrix. I have an AVI rip of that movie on my external HD, and I don't think I've even managed to ID everything in that scene yet myself. I know you've already one-upped me if you saw the M79, because I don't recall that one and I've only seen the movie like, oh, 50 times. (Trust me when I say that if you ever go to college in the Northeast, especially a college where the student body is mostly of Irish descent, you will be watching that movie on an extremely regular basis, not even by choice necessarily.) But, it sounds like you're working hard, so I applaud you for that.
As far as movies I plan to do, I'm trying to decide what to rent on iTunes right now that I haven't seen in a while (or not at all). I want to watch something tonight because I know I won't have time tomorrow (I'll be going to Houston and not getting back home until Sunday morning). I'm thinking about saving myself some money and working on two "gangsta" movies I used to like when I was in high school - Menace II Society and Belly. -MT2008 03:38, 21 February 2009 (UTC)
Hey I was just watching The Boondock Saints and noticed a gun you didn't include. I'm watching a full-screen version sadly, but at roughly 00:18:51 movie time (This is when Agent Smecker is in the police station and the MacManus brothers turn themselves in) There's a shot where you get a very clear view of a revolver in a shoulder holster on Detective Greenly. I figured since you built the page you'd want to add the screen and all. Hope that helps. - Diego Wolfwood
Yeah no rush, just thought I'd let you know. - Diego Wolfwood
Titles starting with 'The' ....
I am willing to start mass changing titles that start with "The" to the standard nomenclature (used by IMDB) (i.e. instead of "The Shining" (yeah I know we don't have that movie ...) it would be "Shining, The". I can't count how many people have complained to me (in person, not on the net) about that.
I have some famous armorers complaining about that ;) SO I am willing to start changing them myself. Any complaints? Seriously, if any of you are seriously offended by that, I will change them back.... no charge ;) But the last straw was some blog making fun of us because of that. :( So I am going to start changing the titles. Just wanted to give a heads up....
(edit: I've done nine titles as a test. So far, I like them, but I think MT2008 had a cool technique regarding re-directs which would allow the main page to have the fixed titles, but when you click on it, it goes to the original named page. Let me know what you think) :)
Update on the new gun pics.... I started the new photo shoot on Say, but had to cut it short. Will reschedule and complete my massive new gun shoot either tomorrow or the next day. When I have a bunch, I start uploading them. :) But you guys are already bored with guns pics by now.MoviePropMaster2008 06:55, 23 February 2009 (UTC)
Well we all can disagree on somethings, I've always hated how our listing alphabetized on "the" as a "T". I think that's just stupid, since nearly everyone ignores "The" when looking for a title. Libraries do it, Video stores do it and I get pissed when I look for "The Dark Knight" but instinctively look in the 'D' section and see nothing. I've hated it since I joined the site, but also recently I've shown this site to famous armorers, and when their first comment is "great site, but sorting by "the", that's stupid" was the motivation I had to get off my ass and fix it. Heck, Mike Papac hated it. So I will still change the titles. I think you will find it easier to find movie pages as well. Thanks for your understanding. MoviePropMaster2008 20:51, 23 February 2009 (UTC)
I was working on that right now. The Trench Gun photo although it is nice was not correct for some of those films. Just trying to help out on correcting an error. Just taking time to do. Also I discovered that there was two different 1897 Trench guns on IMFDB as samples that was the on was better than the other. - Phoenixent
- Hey John, I just checked the links on both images Riot Guns and Trench Guns and did not see any errors on the pages. The sample matched the screen caps on them if I missed one late last night I am sorry. - Phoenixent
Hey John Since you are a Western Fan did you see this movie yet? When you do the page let me know as I built the 8 gauge for it and have photos for you. Also I got the okay to photograph the 10 gauge shotgun from Unforgiven will have them for you next week. The manufacturer of the shotgun is W. Richards originally owned by Ellis Mercantile and sold in 1999.
- No problem John on the Win 97. Great job on the westerns as for the Lonesome Dove Series thats a lot of ground. I worked on the guns for the prequel and Streets of Laredo. The same prop department did both shows and he picked several guns that I can track down for you. I hope you like everything I have been posting so far. Thanks - Phoenixent
- Hey John, Thanks for the heads up I posted a photo of the shotgun when I finished it. I also put a thread for the shotgun I am not sure if or when they will be used again as Gibbons Ltd. was sold to ISS at the end of last year. I took photos of the fabrication of these shotguns it was a cool project but as everything Hollywood it had to be done quick. -Phoenixent
Mr & Mrs Smith
You can go ahead and do it. You know I am just hoping you don't go crazy with the screencaps. YOU DO have an amazing ability to catch guns that I miss. I just had to prove that the Widow maker wasn't some existing launcher that was slightly modified, to another member. Also, I noticed that your recent Matrix shots are very big but are low resolution, so they look a little fuzzy. Were these done on another computer? Thanks. MoviePropMaster2008 03:27, 27 February 2009 (UTC)
Sorry. Didn't mean to slam Matrix pics so much. But I did notice the image size versus the file size and it was kinda low resolution. They didn't look bad, but remember when some of your screencaps were so awesome that I actually thought you had bought a Blu-ray machine! :) I uploaded some pics very similar to your screencaps for comparison. Maybe Matrix is a fuzzy movie (A Bridge Too Far was maddening since it seemed like the entire movie was filmed through a layer of gauze) I did notice that the Matrix shots are still a little 'squished'. Maybe its an optical illusion, but maybe they look fuzzier because they aren't as bright. For some reason, my screencapping software has bright output and (IMHO) a little sharper image. Let me know what you think. But I know you can do it since I've seen your bright screencaps before. :)
BTW: you did an amazing job on the Matrix page. Especially with the Virtual Armory. MoviePropMaster2008 04:34, 27 February 2009 (UTC)
FYI I am not for making any more people Admins until they've been on the site for a longer time. I'm not being weird about it, but we're seeing a lot of good contributors and unfortunately a lot of 'energetic but wrong' contributors. I want to give ALL new members a probation period to see how they work out. Also, I've noticed that some energetic new members are slowly changing the formats of pages, away from what the original Admins have been doing. MPM2008
- Sure, no problem. He seems reasonable and listens to input from us Admins, which is a good thing. Also he is patient and doesn't fly off the handle, something we need more of, being that the Internet makes things more hostile than they really are... ! :) I was just making sure since we seem to be getting a lot more 'active' users, and some of them have 'uneven' accuracy histories. :) MPM
I just granted him sysop privileges - thanks for the recommendation, I think he's been a great contributor to the community. bunni 00:18, 28 February 2009 (UTC)
Thank you for the recommendation, I greatly appreciate it! I've got a full list of movies lined up so I'll certainly be keeping myself busy! - Speakeasy804
Need your help here
Since YOU have the eagle eyes. I'm not sure WHAT the silenced pistols are that John Smith has. See the screenshots. They are definitely two toned guns with the lower grips black and the upper Stainless....
Here are the candidates that people suggested:
What do you think? :) MoviePropMaster2008 21:06, 28 February 2009 (UTC)
You might get a kick out of this
Would YOU want a handgun collection like this? The pistols on the right side belong to Syd Stembridge (he still has some stuff), and the back wall and left wall belong to Mike Papac. (And yes, the boxes on the ground are full, there is no room on the walls left. All the empty slots are for handguns that are either out for repair or out on rental. My own handgun inventory is less than half of theirs, so I'm a small fry compared to these guys. But I thought you'd get a kick out of this pic. A similar pic has been seen in articles in the past about Stembridge Gun Rentals, so it's nice to see that this room still exists, though I need a bigger wide angle lens, I can't get back far enough to even get a fraction of the room. It is massive.
- When I saw this, I felt like a kid in some kind of store - Swordfish941
MoviePropMaster2008 21:54, 28 February 2009 (UTC)
Quote on Mr & Mrs Smith
Who keeps on reverting my correction for John's quote? I played it five times to verify what he is saying, even though Pitt is mumbling when he speaks, he distinctly says "You should not be allowed to buy these things." I also turned on the closed caption as well to prove what the guy is saying. He never says anything about "kids".
Anyway, excellent work so far on the page. I noticed that you noticed too that there are NO good pics of the KTR rifle that Jane uses... :( MoviePropMaster2008 20:24, 2 March 2009 (UTC)
I'm asking you since you know a lot about older firearms. Isn't the Colt 25 as listed on IMFDB the same as the Colt Model 1908 Vest pocket? I think it's the same gun, but I wanted independent verification. I ask because I hate it when I shoot a custom pic for IMFDB (so as not to violate anyone's copyright) and other members STILL upload 'jacked' images off of Google of the SAME GUN, undoing the point of getting licensed images for IMFDB (versus violating someone else's copyright). Anyway I wanted to make sure that these were the same pistol. Thanks for your expertise. MPM http://www.imfdb.org/index.php?title=Colt_25 http://www.imfdb.org/index.php?title=Image:Colt25.jpg http://www.imfdb.org/index.php?title=Colt_Model_1908_Vest_Pocket
Imagine if you will.......
Walking down a hallway in a warehouse, from floor to ceiling are wooden cubbyholes, in these cubby holes are jammed multiple items which comprise three specific things (either submachine gun, select fire pistol, or short barreled shotgun). I am not sure how these items are sorted but I don't care, I like it! I LOVE poking around places like this. It make me happy :) I also see some items which I will try to photograph for IMFDB in the future (recognizing some of the stuff that I have on my list to take pics of for some of the specific movie pages). I just needed to cheer myself up after hearing daily news from the new administration! Just thought I'd share it! :)
Re: Sgt. York
Hey John, Thanks for the help on that I will go ahead and setup the pages that way. - Phoenixent
- Hey John, Check out how I did on Sgt.York and let me know if I got it right.
- Also what listing do you have a sample of this --M1911-- (substituting equal signs) that way I can take a look at it. - Phoenixent
- Okay I think I got it. I added to the the description on the Luger and removed the link on the titles and the excess wording in the Luger photo. - Phoenixent
MM Smith Unknown 1911 Variant
Hey John, I believe the 1911 shown is a Mile High Armory custom built 45 pistol. I also looks like a left hand 1911 as I can not see the slide stop or thumb safety on the side with the ejection port like a Randall left handed 1911. Check out http://www.milehigharmory.com they have a photo of a Randell. - Phoenixent
- Check under portfolio for the photos of their work. - Phoenixent
Pages Lock Out
Hey John, I know when you are completely done with a page some of the Mod's lock them out. I figure that way no one can mess with their Pet. But why lock out the actors pages associated with that show? The actors associated with The Wild Geese can not be accessed to add information and other shows since they worked more than one show. I thought the whole purpose of this wiki is to get the most complete information on the Show,Actor and Weapon possible. Please help out on this. Thanks - Phoenixent
- Thanks - Phoenixent
1911's and other models.
Thanks for your message. Very nice. Don't worry about how some cops might think you're a smart ass. We all tend to be that way when it comes to teenagers.Teenagers and cops are like oil and water. But usually once we see that you're on the level we tend to change our tone.Take me for example. I'm an old cop. At 41 I tend to come across as an old grouchy fart to kids, but I do warm up.
I grew up in a 1911 household. My father was also a cop as well as a Vietnam veteran. Though he carried the S&W Model 28 and later the S&W Model 65 as his sidearms he was (is) all about 1911's. At one point he owned seven of them. He's now down to a 1911A1, Colt Commander and a Colt Officers Model.
Even though I appreciate what John Browning accomplished with the 1911, and aknowledge it's strengths (i.e. it's excellent grip), I've just never taken a liking to it. When it comes to autos I prefer the "classic" Sig design, Glock and Beretta. I'm also fond of the Browning Hi-Power so Mr. Browning's pistol designs do have some influence with me.
However I'm a big fan of revolvers. I own many many wheelguns. Smith & Wessons make up the bulk of my collection, but there are a couple Colts and a Webley Mk VI - which is my pride and joy.
I've been a gun-nut almost all of my life so you are not unusual at your age. I'm a firearms instructor at my department as well. Combine my interest of firearms with my love of movies and many of my fellow officers look at me like I'm some type of whacko. But whne they have a question about guns, movies or need help improving their pistol score guess who they come looking for?
Talk to you later. Jcordell
Oh one more thing. I downloaded an image of a Savage 99 rifle. I even figured out how to create a page, but how do I get the image to show up on the page? I have a link but no photo. Help me out partner. Please. Jcordell
Thanks for your help
Appreciate it. HAve to help us old guys out now and again. Jcordell Ah - ha! Got it.
The lever action rifle dosen't deliver the same type of accuracy as a bolt action. But it's fast and easy for lefties (like me) to use with ease. Plus there is the historical signifance.
Winchester Model 1895
I live in Idaho. Last summer Imade it down to Provo, Utah and went to the Browning museum. Also went and saw the old Browning shop. I mentioned that I don't really care for the 1911. But I do enjoy the Hi-Power and I'm a big fan of the Winchester 1895. I own one in 30-06. One of the new ones made back in 1996. I also own an 1897 riot-gun which I'm fond of. So I understand your fondess of Browning guns. Take care. Keep on working.
I've done what I could for Dirty Harry and Outlaw Josey Wales pages but I'm sure you'll improve them.Jcordell
My job here
Yeah, you're right about my "act" here. I've been a little sloppy lately and I will finish doing the rest of some of the pages like my first few. Stargate SG-1, Atlantis, and Black Lagoon are pages I really need to do since they were my first pages. I'll make a note to finish those pages and put links on them Excalibur01 03:20, 8 March 2009 (UTC)
Will do. I didn't know that. Thanks.
The Colt Mustang (a .380 pistol) is on the M1911 page. I don't think it belongs there. All those other models are in .45 acp (or they have other calibers as well as 45 ACP), but essentially they are .45 guns. I was going to pull the Colt mustang and create a page for the Mustang/Pony since they are both subcompact Colt guns in .380. What do you think? MPM20008
S&W MkII Hand Ejector
Hey John, I think this and the S&W M1917 has the same info they both the same N frames different calibers. Maybe they should be combined into a S&W Pre-War N Frame or the M1917 info transferred to the S&W MkII Hand Ejector. The same goes for the Colt M1917 as it is a Colt New Service in .45 ACP. Just thought you should know. - Phoenixent
Thanks for identifying the green handgun, with the way actors treat guns sometimes, one can only imagine.--Alienqueen11 20:03, 12 March 2009 (UTC)
What is this from? It's not linked to any page. http://www.imfdb.org/index.php?title=Image:45-110Sharps.jpg MPM2008
Hey John. In the Gun section we have a duplicate listing the Bergmann MP18 which is fine and the MP18. They both have the same info and photo figure that you can get rid of one. Thanks. Steve
CSI: Miami S&W Semi-Auto ID
I don't think the pistol shown on CSI: Miami is a S&W 5946. If you look at the screenshot versus the photo on the gun's page, you can see the gun in the screenshot has a decocker safety on the right side of the slide while the one in the photo does not. The Smith & Wesson 4046 does have a right-handed safety though. Orca1 9904 20:53, 14 March 2009 (UTC)
In the Line of Fire Llama
Hey John, Just to give you a heads up the Llama used In The Line of Fire is a Llama IIIA in .380 caliber. The weapons on the show were supplied by Ellis Mercantile. Also I might have a photo of the prop double for the composite pistol. The firing model was cut into three pieces after the movie was filmed. Thanks Steve
Hey John, I edited one of MPM's photo hope he doesn't mind to much but his photos are awesome. I worked on get those rifles ready for We Were Soldiers a couple of month prior to filming. It's amazing the research we did on all the weapons from that battle reconfigured our XM16E1 back to 1965. We even built the correct AK's for Vietnam since everyone else always used stamped receiverd AK. When the show was done everyone though we were wrong until you look and the combat photos and we were correct. Most critics completely missed that we only had two of the correct model Huey's. Steve
Idea for New Page
Hey John, I had an idea for a new page just on blank cartridges. Maybe we can ask MPM about getting some photos or I can get some myself when I go back to the armory after wrap. Thanks Steve
Taking no more gun pics
apparently it is becoming more acceptable for others to create 'frankengun' photoshop jobs out of my original pics and not even give credit. (for the record, YOU ALWAYS gave me credit and it was appreciated. Besides, I always ended up photographing the real deal as a result). Heck. I would give credit to the previously Google jacked shots that I clean up with recropping, or color correcting if I knew who the original photographer was. But that's a minor point. My intent all along was to replace all jacked images with official licensed images. It's a lot of hard work and only a very few (like you) even seem to appreciate it. (plus you're way more tolerant of the inevitable flood of conflicting page styles and info from new (and some anonymous) users ... inevitable as the site gets more recognition). I'm on hiatus for taking pics of guns for a bit. Working hard for IMFDB should be enjoyable, not irritating. :( A break is good thing. MPM
M4 vs. M4A1
The original M4 did NOT have a removable carry handle, it had a fixed one with 3-round burst. The original M4 was pretty much an M16A2's upper & lower recievers with a telescoping stock and 14.5" barrel with cuts for mounting the M203 ahead of the front sight assembly. It was the later M4A1 that featured the flat-top upper/full auto lower reciever assemblies. Orca1 9904 19:50, 19 March 2009 (UTC)
The very earliest Type 56s, which were made 1956-1963, were built with milled receivers. The Poly Tech Legend is something completely different - it's a semi-auto copy of the original AK-47 designed for the civilian market in the 1980s. It looks almost identical to the original Russian AK-47 (visually, they're pretty much impossible to tell apart) and does not have the full-circle front sight of the Type 56. The receiver style has nothing to do with it. There were Type 56s which had milled receivers. -MT2008 22:27, 20 March 2009 (UTC)
- No worries. Also, I addressed your debate with Orca on the M4/M4A1 on his talk page. -MT2008 23:08, 20 March 2009 (UTC)
Great job with Young Guns! I especially liked the inclusion of the picture of the real Billy the Kid holding his Winchester compared to the photo of Estevez in the film. Nice added historical bit - Speakeasy804
- You were definitely right about the picture, the more I look at it the more I wonder if there wasn't something they could've done to make it look a little more accurate. Thanks for the compliment about the Bond films (they're favorites) and good luck with the Dirty Harry films and all - Clint will be proud once he sees the work you've done! - Speakeasy804
- Nice job on Young Guns including the photo of the real Billy the Kid. I don't know if you knew this fact about that photo is that the plate was reversed. The load gate on the Winchester is on the wrong side where as the Emilio Estevez photo is on the correct side.
RE: RoboCop 2
Thanks! I actually think it's a cool concept, but for Hob, it's the perfect weapon. It goes with his whole tactic of taking advantage of his age. "Officer reporting: It's just some kid carrying a blue lunchbox. No way he shot those dudes."
Sorry to hear you're sick, but have fun doing the "Dirty Harry" movies. Oh, and I had no idea that Eastwood's gun in the first one was a Model 25. That's news to me, but it does make perfect sense, for the reasons you explained. -MT2008 18:03, 26 March 2009 (UTC)
re: Nice Work
Thanks for the compliments! Feel free to make any adjustments with the Model B on The Untouchables page, I had neglected to think about that when I made the page, assuming Costner was using all M1911A1s and only that one henchman had a Star. Looking back, I can see I was wrong but I didn't get enough angles in enough scenes to discern when Costner had a Model B. I appreciate the help with that! Also, I'll peruse The Godfather sometime very soon and get a shot of the M1A1, just for completion's sake. On a different note, great job with the first Dirty Harry. Those pages have been in dire need of a fix-up and you're certainly doing justice to those great movies! - Speakeasy804
- Also, I recall maybe a few weeks ago you had asked about The World Is Not Enough - I just fixed it up tonight in case you're interested/have any input - Speakeasy804
- Thanks for the TWINE corrections, I was curious about some of the M1911A1s and I figured you'd know what was what. I do have Casino Royale so I can add that to my list, and I'll probably get Quantum of Solace pretty soon. I agree that Walther is probably upset that they've gone back to the PPK instead of the PPS - I guess that was the filmmakers' way of responding to audiences who wanted a more "classic" feel? I'll try and get QoS as soon as possible (I think the only Bond I have left to screencap otherwise is Never Say Never Again which isn't even technically part of the series). Great work with Magnum Force as well - all these pages are looking better and better! - Speakeasy804
- I never saw Flashpoint but the caps we have from it make it look pretty entertaining. Also, I saw Magnum Force is done - looks great! I should have a bunch more DVDs coming in this week so I'll try and get back on my game. - Speakeasy804
- Thanks for the TWINE corrections, I was curious about some of the M1911A1s and I figured you'd know what was what. I do have Casino Royale so I can add that to my list, and I'll probably get Quantum of Solace pretty soon. I agree that Walther is probably upset that they've gone back to the PPK instead of the PPS - I guess that was the filmmakers' way of responding to audiences who wanted a more "classic" feel? I'll try and get QoS as soon as possible (I think the only Bond I have left to screencap otherwise is Never Say Never Again which isn't even technically part of the series). Great work with Magnum Force as well - all these pages are looking better and better! - Speakeasy804
Enfield Enforcer Sniper Rifle
Gunmaster, Could you please mearge this page with the Short Action Lee Enfield page as the Enfield Enforcer is just a 7.62 NATO version of the WW2 Lee Enfield Sniper varient.Rockwolf66 04:58, 27 March 2009 (UTC)
Lois and Clar: The New Adventures of Superman
Hi John, Nice to be back after working on location. I notice this page list as new the tile is misspelled and the format is not correct. Could you fix this as it does not look right being misspelled. Thanks - Steve
If you read the paragraph at the top of the Knight's Armament SR-25 page, you'll see that the M110 is the designation of the SR-25 given by the U.S. Army. Aside from the name and some other minor differences, they're virtually identical weapons. Orca1 9904 02:14, 29 March 2009 (UTC)
I finally have an account here now, I've been working on the site for about a year as an AU. Some of the pages I've helped create inclue CSI miami which I pretty much built up from the ground, and The Island, Constantine, and LA Confidential. Dude, we NEED to do HOUSE MD!--GlocksRevilACP 04:23, 30 March 2009 (UTC)
THANKS! for the note of support
It was appreciated. Well I am back from a pretty tough assignment (over a week of 14 hour days and nothing but grief) Actually I didn't know WHO did WHAT on the so called franken guns. I was not really paying attention for months to the M16 page and only concentrated on the AP74 22 clones at the bottom. I didn't even know that some guy (Kin93) out of Hong Kong had made so many franken guns out of my pics. But after a really BAD week (which I will go into on a general note later) I scanned up on the M16 page and saw literally a bunch of Franken M16 pics. I thought "WTF?!!" It wasn't so bad, in just it was just the topper of a really bad week (where someone in the real world took a custom shotgun I built, replaced the buttstock, and then showed it off to various art directors as a gun 'HE' built even though I did 99.99% of the work). So it was kinda just the straw that bent (not broke! :) ) the Camel's back for that time. I KNEW I had to take a break, and I sure felt better when I put a stop to the 'picture requests'. like a weight was taken off my back. (Also I was getting a little TOO wound up over the wave of new anonymous/newbie users whose gun knowledge is only airsoft/Video Games making wrong edits on all the pages. It was bound to happen and is the risk we all take on an open wiki page. Anyway THANKS for the note. I am now motivated to photograph real versions of the Franken guns, also so that we (IMFDB) don't get accused of 'creating virtual/fictional weapons' on the Internet.) Hope you've been doing well. best regards MPM
You da man! I figured your EAGLE EYES would catch which beretta model Jane's gun was...! :) MPM2008
Dirty Harry Series Re-vamp
If you're the one who has been re-vamping the Diry Harry movies, thank you so much. It was really weak at first and you made it WAY better. I hope you re-vamp Sudden Impact and The Dead Pool as well because they are pretty weak.
While I understand that you worked on this page (and, I must admit, you did a damn good job on it), please remember that this is the Internet Movie FIREARMS Database. Molotovs aren't firearms. Sorry.
- That seems fair enough. Thank you for at least taking the time to talk to me, instead of just throwing a ban on me for a "first offense" so to speak (a few other administrators tend to overreact). I understand now. Thanks.
Colt 1903 new page
Hey John, There is a new Colt 1903 page that needs to be removed as it is a duplicate of the Colt Model 1903/1908 page we already have. Thanks - Steve
AMT Pistols page
Awesome work on the AMT page. It's been needed. Have you been talking to Rockwolf? Anyway, it's been sorely needed, but this was the best compromise possible since these guns were 'automags' in name only. Unfortunately there are VERY few of these types of guns in movie weapons rental inventory. No one ever wanted them. MPM2008
- Only the original AMC guns were written "Auto Mag". When Arcadia Machine & Tool Company 'ripped off' the Auto Mag mystique they avoided copyright infringement by writing their guns as 'AUTOMAG". Get it? only one word. "No your honor. We're not licensed to make Auto Mags. That name belongs to the remnants of the AMC company. Our gun is called the Automag! Completely different!" So the original guns are two words, the mutant long slides are just one word. :) MoviePropMaster2008 04:20, 4 April 2009 (UTC)
- That would make sense, since changing the name to one word rather than two words was the way AMT tried to legally differentiate themselves from AMC. Unfortunately TONS of literature and sources on the net screw it up and name the AMT guns with Auto Mag versus Automag. And vice versa. It's your page. It's up to you. MoviePropMaster2008 04:31, 4 April 2009 (UTC)
- Only the original AMC guns were written "Auto Mag". When Arcadia Machine & Tool Company 'ripped off' the Auto Mag mystique they avoided copyright infringement by writing their guns as 'AUTOMAG". Get it? only one word. "No your honor. We're not licensed to make Auto Mags. That name belongs to the remnants of the AMC company. Our gun is called the Automag! Completely different!" So the original guns are two words, the mutant long slides are just one word. :) MoviePropMaster2008 04:20, 4 April 2009 (UTC)
Thanks. I screencapped ALL of the Indy films but I have to resize them and fix them for uploading. I sure hope no one starts doing it before I'm done. I hope some of the other users don't mind i replaced their shots, but some of the screenshots are pretty blurry or just not really clear. I don't know how it looks on your monitor, but I think my screenshots are clearer (take some of the other indy films for instance, except for the obvious "Production stills"). MoviePropMaster2008 07:13, 4 April 2009 (UTC)
For the record, I am offended that this title is on here and would sooner see it deleted. I am going to request to the other admins that it be deleted. It is an insult to all Veterans (myself included). MoviePropMaster2008 21:17, 4 April 2009 (UTC) And if Bowling for Columbine ever shows up here, it's gone.
- Edit, sorry I'm not picking on you. I just didn't want you to go through the trouble of screencapping that film. I figured all the younger members of IMFDB aren't as tuned into the feelings of American Veterans. MPM
Thanks for the reply
But I would argue its a lot easier to hold an absolutely 'neutral' attitude when one has no 'dog in the fight' per se. Having served some time in service I have such a disdain for that work that I must admit I get really angry when I see it. Perhaps in years to come, like the people who suffered on 9/11 may be able to stomach "watching a movie where Americans are the bad guys and the hijackers are the heroes", I may be able to stomach trash like DePalma's piece of crap. There are tons of more worthy films that have not been listed yet. We are so far away from being the all encompassing film database like IMDB that if we get closer to listing EVERYTHING, then we would be obligated to list even the most despicable listings. I would argue that it is controversial right now (perhaps not so much later on), but there is little upside to keeping it. Again thanks for your honest discourse. Always a pleasure. MPM2008
Yeah, I probably would feel better if we had a disclaimer that we don't support the film but list it for purely informational purposes so that IMFDB doesn't end up offending vets or families of vets who come here. I think that is the biggest concern for me. Anyway, thanks again for the note. Now that we're getting controversial, I might as well start listing the guns for "Triumph of the Will" ;) hahahah. thanks again. MPM2008
Colt Diamondback in Magnum Force
You're right about the model used by Tyne Daley in The Enforcer. It does look like a Python snubbie, but I still think Felton Perry is using a Colt Diamondback in Magnum Force. It looks like it has a smaller frame which would match the Diamondback. Jcordell
Great. thanks. Jcordell
Re: LaFrance Specialties M16K Question
Hey John, Tim LaFrance made the M16K with both types of upper receivers. I am trying to nail down how many variations of the M16K there are. I have what looks like four variation maybe five. But the one in your photos are M16K. Hope this helps. - Steve
- I just uploaded a photo of the M16K with Forward Assist that you can use. - Steve
I've used a .45 version of the M-16K in my personal fiction but I don't think that one has appeared on film yet. Rockwolf66 05:32, 11 April 2009 (UTC)
Thanks. I work hard on the Screenshots to make them look better. And as you've pointed out, I like bad cinema and tv. re: Model 36 pic. I don't want it to seem that I was in any way yelling at you when I reverted that image. That picture bothers me now. It was a project gun of a gunsmith and I checked the frame and it was definitely marked 36-2 (I take detailed notes when I take photographs of guns) and I'm no Smith & wesson expert, but the details LOOK like the more modern revolvers. Should I delete the image? The front sight and cylinder latch 'could' have been updated with newer parts. I hate having pics like this which 'could' be custom and not indicative of a standard model. Thoughts? MPM2008
VIP gun help
I have some pics in the 'to be sorted' section of the VIP page. Two shots of a suppressed pistol and one hard to see shot of an LAPD detective's revolver. Since you're the eagle eye on the site, do you have any ideas? Thanks. MPM2008
Diamondback or Python
Hey, I know you just finished re-vamping The Enforcer, so I figure you'd be able to help. I'm not so sure that Insp. Moore is using a Colt Python. It's possible, but it looks more like the Diamondback that Insp. Perry used in the previous movie, Magnum Force. What do you think? Gunman69
Well for what it's worth I think that Tyne Daley is carrying a Colt Python "snubbie" in The Enforcer. It looks to be the right size since the Diamondback is built on the same frame as the Colt Detective Special while the Python was built on the old 41 frame - a bigger frame. Also the hammer's spur on the revolver carried by Tyne Daley looks like a Python hammer instead of the Diamondback. But I do believe that Felton Perry was carrying a Diamondback in Magnum Force. Jcordell
Outlaw Josey Wales
Nice work. One of my favorite movies and the original page bothered me. It's looking very good. Jcordell
What the hell happened with In The Line of Fire?
Your pictures and information show up on the history pages, but when you click on the main link, it shows the page as it was before you touched it. WTF? --Clutch 23:11, 10 April 2009 (UTC)
Hey John, Matt had asked me that same question so I talked to the other armorer on set Larry. Larry confirmed it was a two-tone Jericho 941 Blued slide and a hard chrome receiver. I was working with the SWAT guys for the night club scene and Larry handled the stunt guy which is who had that weapon. - Steve
- John, It looks like the first photo is the two-tone Jericho 941 and photos two and three are the two-tone EAA Witness as those are different stuntmen. I would try and get some paperwork as backup but those were Gibbons Ltd gun and they have been sold to ISS.- Steve
- Hey John, I have an ID for that other pistol on Collateral for you. I Talked to Larry who was the General Manager of Gibbons Ltd and the armorer on Collateral. He looked up the paperwork on the show and said they were the Sphinx AT 2000 made in Switzerland. I have found the photo and will add shortly. - Steve
- John, That's a lot of movies for the weekend can't wait to see them. I am working on the following
- Miracle at St. Anna filling out the page
- Bullets or Ballots
- Warbirds A bad SciFi Channel Movie.
- Lady Gangster
Screencaps are finished on those movies just working on the layouts.
John, Sorry about the upload of the 94. I deleted the 92 thinking it was the 94 I will have to see my friend to take the photo again. - Steve
Hey John, Could you please delete this category I made this one by mistake. Thanks - Steve
- Thanks for the assist. - Steve
Enemy at the Gates
I appreciate the weapons I missed. That's the eagle eyes I expect. BUT .... I'm not at all happy with MORE shots of the guns I already have. You and I have a fundamental difference of opinion regarding the number of screenshots for a movie page. You like to have WAY more than I like to have per weapon and though it really irritates me, I don't do anything to your pages. I do get annoyed when you add gun pics to the sections where I already have pics. I certainly cannot trim down the screenshots on pages that you make, though on pages like LMS I sure would like to delete about HALF of the screenshots, Why should I have to accept something which I fundamentally disagree with ... on my own pages? MPM
Are you answering the question I asked MT2008? re: the Seecamp 32 in Die Hard with a Vengeance? or are you ID'ing the pistol that Pamerla Andersen has in the bathtub in V.I.P.? Also I have some guns I can't ID on the Bionic Woman page, so I'd ask the EAGLE EYE if you have the time MPM2008
Well, I see you're already doing it anyway. :) But yeah, it's cool if you want to upload more. Just don't go too crazy. Also, you should go ahead and separate the AK variants. When I did this page originally, IMFDB wasn't in the habit of distinguishing the Norinco Type 56s from the AK-47 or AKM, so go ahead and separate the first section into the different variants. Also, it seems a lot of the Type 56-1s in the movie have the AKM-style receiver cover and grip. -MT2008 19:48, 13 April 2009 (UTC)
Also, you can replace all my old ones if you wish. They're somewhat lower-res than yours. Also, did you see the nickel-plated AK on the wall of Yuri's weapons container? The one with the forward grip? That's this gun: http://weaponspecialists.com/view-prop.php?id=160&name=AK47-Stainless It was originally made for the movie Belly. -MT2008 20:00, 13 April 2009 (UTC)
- Sounds good. It looks WAY better, plus it has lots of guns that I missed. Also, I think there may be an AR-7 variant in Yuri's gun container (it's visible in the same screencap as the Belly AK). I have a few more comments on the page, but I'll wait until you're done before I make them to avoid edit conflicts. -MT2008 03:47, 14 April 2009 (UTC)
Bourne Identity (1988)
Hey, thanks for the quick help with some of the guns in the original Bourne Identity. Before I change the Makarov entry, you said it was actually a CZ-82. Is each gun used a CZ-82 or just ones in certain scenes? Speakeasy804 03:04, 14 April 2009 (UTC)
- Thanks! I don't think we have an entry yet on those, do you know any other movies they were in? Speakeasy804 03:08, 14 April 2009 (UTC)
- Interesting, learn something new everyday. I'll link it to the CZ-83 page with an explanation on the picture that's a commercial version of the military pistol. And of course, thanks for the help! Speakeasy804 03:16, 14 April 2009 (UTC)
Chamelot-Delvigne Model 1873
Hey John, I see that you added the blued Chamelot-Delvigne Model 1873 back to the Chamelot-Delvigne Model 1873 page. Just to let you know the the revolver was never issued blued it was issued in a bare metal finish only. That was the reason I uploaded the correct image over MPM's. Just letting you know. - Steve
- I agree with keeping the original finish, but here's a thought ..., if some armorer somewhere, at sometime decided to BLUE his gun and it appeared in any film (I'm not saying it has) but if it did, we would be benefited from having a blued version, even though it would technically be some gunsmith's aftermarket conversion. Just at thought. But the revolver WAS issued only "in the white" historically... :) MPM2008
Did you take this picture?
I was going to replace it with a licensed shot I shot myself of the same pistol but I wouldn't if you were the original photographer of this shot. Thanks. MPM2008 http://www.imfdb.org/images/b/b3/S%26W25.jpg
How do i take picures and add them to the website like the pink panther 1 which i seen alot of guns. User:Drjuki
P.S R U AND ADMIN OR A SYSOP? User:Drjuki
Srry i'm asking alot of questions i'm kinda new here, anyway do you know of the game endless war? if you do would it be considered a flash animation? and also who created this site? thanks. User:drjuki
Finally replaced some of the old images
I'm just doing pics as I can, not rushing out and killing myself trying to get weird or wacky configurations. :) MoviePropMaster2008 18:07, 23 April 2009 (UTC)
How do you properly do Redirects without losing the history of the page it was before? Because everytime I do it, I mess up somehow. I tried redirecting to The Hills Have Eyes to Hills Have Eyes (2006), The, but got a red link, so I a filled in the blank page, and the somehow, the original name to the the pages still remains in the recent changes list. Thanks for any help.--Alienqueen11 22:55, 23 April 2009 (UTC)
Thanks for the help, I'll remember to use move instead, some anonymus user created the page before I tried redirecting it. I know I haven't done any work in a long time, once in awhile I'll find a movie I want to screencap, right now I'm thinking about uploading some extra shots for I Am Legend. Btw, good job on you most recent pages.--Alienqueen11 23:11, 23 April 2009 (UTC)
Thanks, I found a few good shots in the movie that were missed, although I'm not completely comfortable about replacing someone else's screengrabs, so I might put some screenshots on the talk page for anyone who's more comfortable with replacing them. Also, I've seen Ctone's blog too, and he does a great job, especially with his screenshots. I think I might get started screencapping now since I have alot of free time. Thanks for the Redirect btw.--Alienqueen11 23:37, 23 April 2009 (UTC)
I uploaded all the shots I got so far, and I'll be uploading more tomorrow as well. If you have any suggestions for screenshots, let me know.--Alienqueen11 01:36, 24 April 2009 (UTC)
Does anyone where i could post a madness combat page, i have like tewlve pages filled with guns and I HAVE TO POST THEM!!!!!!!!!! User:Drjuki
No i know i can't post them here, i was just wondering if you knew a site where i could. User:Drjuki
I Am Legend
Sure, I'll get pictures when I put the DVD in.--Alienqueen11 02:07, 26 April 2009 (UTC)
RE: Call of duty 2
Hey i don't plan these i just add pics if it needsem or add text if it needs em. I don't even have half the games i edit on here. User:Drjuki
Yes I was. User:Drjuki
Beacause I've seen some site that listed them. IMFDB Isn't the only site that has weapons in Anime, Movies, TV, And Video Games you know. Sure it's the best one but, you know there are some sites. User:Drjuki
P.S The reason I don't write very well is because I am not used to writing without spellcheck, and grammer check. User:Drjuki
That is a good I will do that. User:Drjuki
I have a question, if there was a movie where a guy got his head blown off but he had a gun in his hand, would users be allowed to take that pic and other gruesome images? User:Drjuki
Would you be able to tell me a list of pages that have those? Not all them but just the ones you know. Drjuki
Hey GM45, I was wondering, do you have any instant messenger programs or the like? I'd like to chat with you off-site if possible. You can send your contacts to the email address listed on my userpage if you'd prefer to keep from getting spammed. Hope to hear from you soon. Orca1 9904 02:36, 8 May 2009 (UTC)
Hey um, i have a website that has a chatroom on it it's kinda a failed project it's not done yet, if so how's may 9th 3:30? heres the link http://charlietheunicornstuff.synthasite.com/
You know what f**k that Drjuki
Hey John, Glade you like the film I enjoyed it. Most armories will not give credit to the designer or build for fear they client will go direct to the designer next time around. I only have one armory that tells everyone what I build for them. I will work on those 8 Gauge photos this weekend. - Steve
- Not sure who did the sound for the show. They most likely re-recorded all the gunfire as they plan to make a second movie. That way the will have their own sound library for the next show.- Steve
Looking forward to your screencaps. It's a great movie and the page has been needing some help. --Jcordell 22:57, 9 May 2009 (UTC)
Looks great. Probably one of the best westerns I've seen in years. --Jcordell 17:56, 10 May 2009 (UTC)
- Hey John, Nice work on the Appaloosa page. I am going though the build photos for the SK 1878 shotgun now and hope to post late tonight the photos and some background with them. - Steve
http://www.imfdb.org/index.php/Beretta_M92_%22Samurai_Edge%22 This is a dedicated gun page to a firearm that belongs to the Resident Evil VG universe only. Do you think this gun deserves a separate page? Being that it is a weapon that only exists in either airsoft or the VG series Resident Evil and is based on the 92FS or Elite alreadY? Your thoughts are appreciated. MPM2008
When we're gone...
What are we going to do when are syops and admins start leaving? When we die, (not literally but not go here anymore) what will happen? Will we appoint new ones? (P.S I've helped out every call of duty page, so thats 10 pages!) Or will we just shut down this site? Will we start making pages for Halo and gears of war when lasers come out? Drjuki.
Could we make a seperate IMFDB for just flash? We could call it IFFDB (Internet Flash Firearms DataBase)? Drjuki.
Can You use this anywhere?
Another MPM 2008 Image.... ;) MPM2008
More for your Shootem up page
The arm has a reverse two tone gun like this one. I think this image can help. :) MoviePropMaster2008 23:41, 13 May 2009 (UTC)
I am super busy today, but I am going to look at one of our Hollywood blank and perhaps take a pic of how the cardboard wad is constructed and send it off. regards. MPM2008
Hey GM, I just screencapped the first season of Deadwood. Since you're a pro with that time period, I was wondering if you'd be able to give it a look at all if you have a chance just to check to see if I've been getting things right? Thanks! Speakeasy804 21:36, 14 May 2009 (UTC)
- Sorry about my late response, I've been busy between work and finishing the Deadwood page. It's all done now so I'll go through looking for errors and discrepancies, etc., etc. I appreciate your information added about the S&W Models 1 and 2, which I'll try to sort out once I can find good gun pictures for each to use. In response to grouping the SAAs together, I would do so (as I normally do) but since I took a large number of screencaps, I decided it would be at least a semi-logical way to split it up. The Joe Kidd page looks great of course; very interesting to see a C96 used in a Western (although it's a shame they used the typical Hollywood bottomless magazine!) Finally, I'm very impressed by "Gladys" your 1911! Speakeasy804 00:39, 21 May 2009 (UTC)
Did someone ask for a Mossberg Pic?
I could have sworn that someone, someplace requested that I photograph a Mossberg 590 shotgun (parkerized version) with a 500C wooden furniture for some movie but I can't remember now what it was for. Well, here it is! :) I actually bought the 500C wood to put on one of my 590s for the pic so I sure hope that a movie used this configuration somewhere :) best regards MoviePropMaster2008 03:29, 15 May 2009 (UTC)
Go ahead, John. I was planning on going to get it, but a shitload of work just came my way. Happy hunting. -Winn
Hey John, Looking over the Joe Kidd page you built looks nice. I believe that the Colt 1877 Lightning you show in the capture is a Colt 1878 Double Action in 45 Long Colt. Also the Lightning photo you posted in the Lightning page for Kill Bill is a Cimarron Lightning Single Action. If thats the case does that go in the Single Action Army page like the Uberti's? -Steve
- Hey John, You are correct I would only add strange Uberti, Hartford and others that were used like the Hartford Model Sheriff and Pinkerton that we used in the Streets of Laredo. -Steve
Hey how many pages do you have to edit or make to become a admin? Drjuki 15:26, 17 May 2009 (UTC)
RE: Matrix: Revolutions
Hey, I didn't know whether to put this here or on the Matrix page, but I'll put it both places. I'd kind of like to do M:R but I saw that you had it down on your to do list. It's yours if you want it, but you might have bigger stuff on your plate. --ManiacallyChallenged 05:57, 18 May 2009 (UTC)
- Sure, go ahead! --220.127.116.11 00:07, 19 May 2009 (UTC)
Calico Weapons page
Well I've been busy, photographing every Calico Variant I can think of (or that is available to me). The Calicos are probably the least photographed weapon on the Internet and a lot of the web based information pages on the Calico are either wrong or lame. IMFDB will soon be the only place where a lot of these variants are seen (well at least via a cursory Google search). Tell me what you think of the page and if you see a Calico on a movie page that is NOT listed, I would appreciate the help! :) best regards MoviePropMaster2008 06:03, 18 May 2009 (UTC)
RE: your guns
I'd never taken a look at your firearm collection before, but did today. You have some awesome stuff. Being a sucker for 1911's I really like Gladys, and the "Spanish Llama XV" guns. This is really not a post of any real value, but damn. Those are amazing. --ManiacallyChallenged 01:34, 21 May 2009 (UTC)
Would you have a problem if I began organizing some of the larger actor pages, such as Eastwood's, chronologically and by film to make them easier? I'd leave the same photos and everything but I just feel the pages should be in some sort of order. Speakeasy804 23:43, 21 May 2009 (UTC)
Re: Desert Eagle Love
Thanks, and yes, I know that it is a pretty impractical weapon (don't rub it in), but a few folks I know just like that weapon. I'm just a big fan of large caliber weapons, and I'm just one of those few who just, well you know. Anyways, I'm honored to have become a user on this site. P.S. Thanks for the pointer! - User:500Magnum
I owe you an apology on the Model 60
Well, today I saw the owner of the Model 36 in satin nickel and he said 'that's not in satin nickel. I was talking about another gun. That's stainless', WTF? That's not what I remembered, but oh well. I popped it open and it is still marked Model 36, so I queried more about why it was marked Model 36-2 and he 'forgot' to mention that it was a factory missmark and thus was collectible. So my tirade about the Model 60 being a custom Model 36 seems a bit unnecessary. I showed him the IMFDB site and he basically concurred, there is nothing about that gun that makes it different from a Model 60 other than the weird factory model stamping which no one can see. I'm no S&W expert, but he set me straight and pointed out that I was wrong to complain about others naming it a 'model 60' when for all intents and purposes, it looks just like one. So I owe you an apology regarding the Model 36/Model 60. MoviePropMaster2008 02:18, 22 May 2009 (UTC)
I like your pictures
I'd also like to comment on your pictures, and I think those are pretty good. You must have worked hard to get them. - 500Magnum
What I meant to say was your screencaps were good; excuse me. - 500Magnum
This is hyothetical, say there were some movies I liked and I wanted just them on a site. So I make a website with let's say the matrix. now let's say I copied and pasted descriptions and copied pics from imfdb. Would I be able to do that if I say that I got them from Imfdb.org? Drjuki 22:57, 22 May 2009 (UTC)
Ok That wasn't hypothetical, I'd already done it and wanted to make sure I could keep it. Don't worry. I deleted it. no more. I hope you don't sue me for everything i've got. (P.S. I'm only 10 so that won't work very well.) (P.S.S. Why won't you shoot the nambu?
I am Legend
I got the last screenshots for I Am Legend up, and sorry for the really long delay. how does it look now?--Alienqueen11 03:49, 25 May 2009 (UTC)
Thanks, and no problem, I'm glad those templates are gone too, I don't understand why Dragon would even use them when they looked bad, plus we never needed them anyway, I mean it's not that hard to make a simple phrase at the top of each page. About the forum, I signed up for it a few months ago, but I lost my password, I'll be sure to sign up for it again eventually since it appears to be really active. Once again, thanks.--Alienqueen11 04:07, 25 May 2009 (UTC)
Re: Pineapple Express
Thanks for warning me about the widescreen bars. It took a while, but I removed all of the bars on each of the caps I saved. Tommorrow, I'll replace the ones I aleready posted, and continue my work on the page. Thanks again, and I'll be sure to keep this in mind for my future postings. --Uzi870 12:30, 25 May 2009 (UTC)
Comments in Articles
I have relocated several comments of yours from the body of the article to the discussion page. All signed comments should be posted in the discussion page. Otherwise, great work, keep it up. --DOHC Holiday 20:36, 25 May 2009 (UTC)
What would you do if some one erased mail call. Like they made a account just to vandalise. and if i put sucks on Twilight, would it count as vandalism? P.S can you tell me when you're done with mail call? Drjuki 21:08, 26 May 2009 (UTC)
I don't you think you got it when you're done with mail call, could you tell me that you're done on my talk page? (P.S. I've looked at my contributions and i've made 545 edits! sadly none of them are screencaps, so I can't be a admin yet :( and hey I made a spongbob page (for fun) and I can't beleve how fast it dissapeared! could you tell me who and what happened to it? and hey how old were you when you got made an admin and when you joined?) (P.S.S. The reason I didn't make any screencaps is that my dad won't show me the program that we have because he doesn't like guns and sorry I'm asking so many questions. Drjuki 14:04, 31 May 2009 (UTC)
Help with Identifying Guns
hi, I was talking to a friend and he said that he saw 2 unusual weapons on CSI, i was wondering if you could tell me whether or not they were real
the first was a gun that, somehow was able to shoot 2 rounds into the same wound whilst only clicking the trigger once. (sorry if its quite vague); and the other was a gun that was known on CSI:Miami as the "Vapouriser", in the show it turned a person into a mist of blood.--taggartusmaximus 22:27, 27 May 2009 (UTC)
thanks for the help man, a said to my friend I thought that the "vapouriser" wasnt real, but he was adamant about it.--taggartusmaximus 14:24, 28 May 2009 (UTC)
- That is one nice 1911 you have there.-S&Wshooter 23:41, 28 May 2009 (UTC)
- Don't refinish her - she's beautiful as is and truly unique. bunni 21:46, 22 July 2010 (UTC)
Last Boy Scout Page
I read on page The Last Boy Scout that you want to restore it. I had not noticed that your message and I have already prepared all the screencaps and some information (work at 50%). Can I prepare that page or want it you? Or you want my screencaps and you write the description because I spoke bad English? Charly Driver
- I think that your work will certainly be better than mine. I asked you just to know what was your job. If you're ready to upload good work! ^_^ - Charly Driver
I know you don't listen to me and use this to make the score bigger, but counting the REPEATS of weapons already establish. The Garand, the M16 repeats at least 3 times and you counted them into the score. That's just stupid. It's like if I take the 4 seasons of the Unit an counted 1 for every time I see a firearm, even though I have already established that we do see it from season 1. I put down M4s, but I don't do it 4 different times because this rifle has appeared in all the seasons, I just put images of how the rifle looks from each season under the M4 category. I label each section, handguns, SMGs, rifles, etc and put weapons under each regardless of the seasons they've appeared in. The format you've done for Mail Call makes it very messy and kind confusing and VERY unnecessarily LONG. I'm not dissing your efforts, I just think you over did it. Excalibur01 21:00, 30 May 2009 (UTC)
Commando Tranquilizer Pistol
Hey John, I noticed on another blog the Bennett had a tranquilizer pistol pointed and Matrix. Do you have a screen capture on this. I would pull it but I don't have the movie. -Steve
- Hey John, Thanks for getting that screen cap later it was just miss identified as a Crossman Air Pistol. I figured that I would fix that little error. -Steve
Last Boy Scout Page
I have some screencps of various weapons that you haven't published in the page. Can I add them or you're still working on the project? I do not want to ruin your work. If you want I can show them before posting. - Charly Driver
- I asked you only because I thought you had finished to post all the images. - Charly Driver
Why did you delete the article for Perfect Dark? Was there something wrong with it I should know about? Dongs 06:45, 3 June 2009 (UTC)
Was limited in my resources when I first created the page. Thanks for not wiping out my contributions all together (which has happened before)and excellent work on the caps Charon68
I am sorry if you had issues with my categorizing the firearms lists of various pages. I only did so becaues I found it to be more organized on longer articles than the simple listing method used on shorter pages. I agree with you that since I did not write the original article I have no right to completely alter its format. I am sorry I did so and will cease making these changes in the future.
I just recieved your message thanking me for my cooperation. I had no idea that the one undoing all of my changes was the articles original author (I probably should have checked though) and had I been aware would have desisted immediatly. A simple message would have been enough to make me aware of my mistake, therefore the ultimatum included in your first message was both unnecessary and unappreciated. In the future if you could alert me to my mistakes without the use of threats I would be appreciative. I apologize if a sound angry at all (I'm not, nor do bear you any grudge) I was just slightly offended by the manner in which you told me stop changing page format.
Help for new idiot...
I saw your edits to a page (Thief) I created. I am very new, so forgive my indiscretions and errors in protocol. I was wondering if it would be possible to explain how to generate the table of contents present on each page. This is the boxed heading at the top of each page showing each gun and when clicked, takes you directly to each section (gun). I wasn't sure if posting this question here is proper, but I haven't found the help area that explains this action.
Thanks for your help in editing, and I have to say your work is excellent and I will strive to emulate your talent here on this site. --sidspappy 00:14, 4 June 2009 (UTC)
- Thanks for the help, Gunmaster45! I appreciate your fast response. --sidspappy 00:22, 4 June 2009 (UTC)
- Your suggestions for screencap editing are welcome. I will strive to adhere to the protocols in the future. I was using a poor, non-widescreen version for the screencaps. I have the WS DVD on order and will try to capture next week. If you decide to screencap similar scenes in the meantime, have at it! Thanks for the help. --sidspappy 06:14, 5 June 2009 (UTC)
I have been contributing to this website for a long time and have written several articles and provided additions to many others. However, while I identify gun use in my pages and include pictures of the firearms (taken from other articles on this site) I have never been able to figure out how to upload pictures to this site from outside sources. Any instruction you can provide on how to do this would be greatly appreciated. My computer skills are mediocre to say the least, therefore I would be greatful if you could make the instructions as simple as possible.
I followed your instructions on how to post images from outside sources and found them both easy to comprehend and effective. Thank you for showing me how to do this so that I can greatly improve my articles.
Arggg, did a Frankgun Fix
I spoke to the original gun owner, and suggested a 'frankengun' fix in PS, and surprisingly, he said he 'thought it was cool'. He was intrigued to see what the pistol would look like with the 'correct trigger guard', so I took a photo of a Beretta 92SB and 'merged' the rounded trigger guard onto the Podbyrin. How does this look? I usually try to avoid doing a lot of photoshop on a gun pic, other than lightening shadows or darkening highlights or fixing scratches or (obscuring SNs). It's still not the screen used gun, but now it's closer to the real deal. MoviePropMaster2008 21:08, 4 June 2009 (UTC)
I noted on the Matrix discussion page that I was conducting a test and had realized that the existing screencaps are distorted, but the image is exactly the same as yours (the exact frame actually). Nothing on the page has changed, other than the fact that it was not uploaded by you. When people change pages, they're actually CHANGING the page, i.e. making the content different. I will only replace screenshots if they're distorted or crap. Yours were not crap, but I noticed that they seemed stretched upwards and I conducted a test to verify that. MPM2008
That would be great. It's a good western made in the older Hollywood style. It was directed by Simon Wincer who also directed Lonesome Dove I just bought a brand new Dell computer which will allow me to do screencaps, but right now I'm busy with household stuff and it's still sitting in it's box along with the 20" Hi-def screen --Jcordell 03:50, 6 June 2009 (UTC)
Did a little research through my American Rifleman back-issues. Found some useful info about the guns used by Tom Selleck in his many westerns in the May 2002 issue.--Jcordell 04:40, 6 June 2009 (UTC)
Quigley Down Under
All it says is that there were three Shilo Sharps No. 3 rifles in 45-110 manufactured for him to use in the movie. It's my understanding that one of the rifles was donated to the NRA museum by Selleck.--Jcordell 04:54, 6 June 2009 (UTC) That's what I figured. Oh by the way I picked up a Luger a few weeks ago. Manufactured in 1916 at the Erfurt goverment arsenal. Shoots like a champ.Here is a so-so picture I took.--Jcordell 04:59, 6 June 2009 (UTC)
There it is. --Jcordell 05:05, 6 June 2009 (UTC)
I've long considered the Luger P08, Mauser C96 Broomhandle, and the Webley Mk VI revolver to be "cool" handguns. Oh sure there are better handguns out there and certainly more modern handguns, but that itn't the point. Since I was your age (really) I have wanted an example of those three handguns. I now own a Webley Mk VI and a Luger. Perhaps one of these days I'll get a Broomhandle. We'll see. Your dad has a nice Luger there by the way.--Jcordell 05:11, 6 June 2009 (UTC)
Your dad has the C96 carbine? Partner you absolutely have to get a photo of that sucker posted. Lucky S.O.B. --Jcordell 05:19, 6 June 2009 (UTC)
I see you replaced my pic
And it wouldn't be so bad if your pic was better, but it's not. The contrast ratio is still 'muddy' and color saturation is still weaker. I thought you were more mature than this. I guess I was wrong. :( MoviePropMaster2008 19:29, 7 June 2009 (UTC)
Like usual, you have a good (and mature beyond your years) explanation for your actions. I apologize. I must keep remembering that you are not like 99% of the guys .. ON the internet ... most of whom are petty. I see so much pettiness on the net that I sometimes forget that this is not the case everyone. THANKS for the explanation. And again, I apologize :) MoviePropMaster2008 20:03, 7 June 2009 (UTC)
The Matrix Reloaded
I see you're re-vamping the page. Well and done, and good work so far. But I beg of you...please try and limit yourself to 5 screencaps per gun? -MT2008 03:14, 8 June 2009 (UTC)
- What I would recommend if you have shots that look cool but you've reached the limit is to post them on the discussion page for other people to look at. -MT2008 18:15, 9 June 2009 (UTC)
Call of duty
Hey i found some pics that i could use to TOTALLY revamp COD2, COD4, COD5, and soon MW2. If you could Ok it that would be great. Drjuki 00:17, 9 June 2009 (UTC)
Hey i hope you saw COD2 took me all night. P.S. i'm done with COD4 it's awesome, and tommorow i'll work on COD4 (DS), and COD5. P.S.S. great job on The Matrix Revolutions. Drjuki 13:56, 10 June 2009 (UTC)
Honoring Actors who have passed away
Since the news of David Carradine's death :( I was cruising around IMFDB and I noticed a nice touch to Charlton Heston's page. Someone put a photo of him, not a screenshot, in which it simply stated, "Charlton Heston: 1923 - 2008" I wanted to do something similar to Brandon Lee's page (1965-1993) :( , but I also thought that it would be nice (but completely optional) to put a DOB-DOD listing on actors who have passed away. I was going to do one for PhoenixEnt's page for Morris Ankrum the actor, I was going to put (1896-1964) but I figured I would check first. Also I thought it would be nice to know which of our famous actors have passed on. Thoughts anyone? I'm not going to do any sort of mass campaign to do so, but to know that no one else has objections would be nice. :) MPM2008
I am a little confused on what it is necessary to obtain sceencaps. I am under the impression that specific software is required inorder to play movies in a manner so that screencaps be taken. If that is the case where can this software be obtained.
Payback edit mistake
I recently viewed the changes you made to the Payback article. While I agree completely with your eliminating the Smith & Wesson model 29 and 28 sections and replacing them with one section on the model 27, I noticed that you got rid of the section on the Beretta 92 Porter uses akimbo with his 27. This weapon was definitely present in the film therefore I am confused as to why you omitted it. I have not changed this myself for fear I might accidentally undo some addition or correction.
I always love your commentary, GM. -protoAuthor
I contacted you immediately after noticing the omission. I checked the article shortly after finishing my message and noticed the change but did not have time to negate my comment before you responded.
I noticed that you eliminated the section on the Smith & Wesson model 38. I am not necessarily disputing your actions I just don't entirely understand it because it looked like the gun was used based on the screencaps that were included.
Concerning the new template used to categorize information on recent actor articles, I was wondering whether existing articles would be retroactively changed to fit the new format or if it will be required on future pages.
I know that the pages I do are horrible and very bad and I have no objection if someone restores this works, I'm even glad of it, but it was nice to be informed before the repubblication that 8 hours of my work are destroyed. Good job anyway. - Charly Driver
- If you've forgotten to advice me it means that there is no problem. I misunderstood your action. It's all ok. - Charly Driver
Hey GM45, Great work on Payback, it looks awesome. I also would like to know when you plan on screencapping Gran Torino? Because it's a good movie and I'm looking forward to seeing it's page completed. I'm not trying to rush you or anything, I'm just curious.--Alienqueen11 19:03, 16 June 2009 (UTC)
Your birthday is on the 27th? Mine is on the 30th! It is quite funny how they are so close together.-Oliveira 19:56, 16 June 2009 (UTC)
I am sorry I made such amateur mistake, considering how similar the two guns are in most aspects I did not think that such a crucial difference existed. You were certainly in the right to remove my comment and I greatly appreciate your explaining the reason to me. On another subject, I was curious if you could get back to me on the Template question I posted 4 sections above.
Actually, I rather don't care for the new template. I looked at the text in the editing and saw that it is extremely complicated to create. In addition, while the new system presents more information in a more organized fashion, I find it less aesthetically pleasing that the older, simpler format. While I have no problem with the new template being used, I contacted you because I was hoping that contributors who prefer could still create articles using the older format.
I understand that people will use the new template and have no problem with that. However, I am worried that it will be retroactivly applied to existing articles whether or not article's contributors approve.
- Per the anonymous user's comment, (since I can't reply to him) The template only applies to ACTOR pages and Gun pages. No one user has ownership of an Actor page or gun page. Users have 'some' rights over MOVIE/TELEVISION/ANIME/VG pages that they have worked hard on, but that's only a courtesy. If something is horrendously wrong, like a new user creates a hideous page, they have no right to keep a stupid page (like the guy who put 'The Ring as a page, WTF?). MPM2008
Another opinion on new template
I don't like it. And personally I don't think I'm going to use it on pages I start. Guess that's me just being an old asshole. sorry. --Jcordell 15:37, 17 June 2009 (UTC)
Happy early Birthday
Thanks GM, I was just wondering, Happy birthday in advance by the way.--Alienqueen11 01:26, 19 June 2009 (UTC)
Payback yet again
I noticed you removed all of my responses on the Payback page to your comments about mistakes the characters or filmmakers made. I realize that my comments made the text about the images rather lengthy and I apologize if they made you feel that I was being overly critical of you, but the reason I wrote them was because Payback is one of my favorite films and I felt the need to defend it when any justification could be made for its errors. I do not intend to replace my comments, however, deleting them while entirely disregarding the arguments they presented (my Walther-Bersa feature mistake excepted) seems a little discourteous. Once again I am sorry for giving you so much grief over this page the last couple of weeks, but as I stated this is one of my favorite films and I just wanted to see it done justice.
I realize you enjoy pointing out the gun-related errors films make (I really do as well to be honest) and I have no issue with that whatever. In fact, the majority of your criticisms I left alone because I found them to be fully justified. The only comments I made were pertaining to mistakes I thought could justified such as missing at a close distance because the target is concealed or useing a poor grip because the size and location of a target make a hit guaranteed. I know some of the excuses have shaky foundations, but sense I enjoy the film so much I have been grasping at straws to vindicate it. I don't mind your removing them so much as I hope you at least considered what they said first. I will try to stop beating a dead horse and refrain from further commenting on this film, however I am not entirely sure I can restrain myself. ;)
Standardize Template Layout
Hi, As we are moving forward with the new layout on the Guns and Actors pages. We need to finalize a standard layout for the Template. We have been changing gun pages over and they do look better but everyone has their own style. Dates for instance some are on the right side some on the left, some have the most current movie at the top and some have the oldest. Then we have other issues like the headers are different from one poster to another. We need to fix these issues now before we have a ton of double work to do. Please give you feedback on pages completed like the M1911 pistol series and the Steyr AUG so we can have a standard on these pages. Thanks - Phoenixent
To the mods: Though my own preference is strongly towards chronological order, I can accede to the wishes of the majority. I do like the format of Title First, before actor. Please note all, in the Steyr AUG page that the title, then character, then actor template, dovetails nicely into the other genres (television) but also Anime and Video games. Since there is no Character in some and no Actor in Anime or Videgame, I think this order maintains the same look from Film all the way down to VG. Thanks and please look at the page to see what I was referring to. Thanks again and I look forward to your input on this matter. MoviePropMaster2008 04:29, 21 June 2009 (UTC)
Thanks to everyone for the response. I have changed the first entry in the 1911 page to a blend of both mine, MPM and MT2008 which looks very nice right now. As to the other suggestions on lines for each entry I have posted samples at Talk:Test Template Page. The third sample looks the best as in not quite as busy as the others. The colors can be changed to a lighter gray or blue if that need to be changed to make it a little more eye appealing. It looks like we are getting close to a standard on this pretty quick. As for added actors using the same weapon I have always included them on the listing instead of trying to place multiple actors on one entry that way it has less clutter. Thanks on your input on this. - Phoenixent
Hey John, I did notice you were using the template on the Actors pages it looks good with the info all cleaned up. I will note down about the boxed template and see what everyone else says. That's a good idea of your to clean up the Test page so everyone can use it for cut and paste. Thanks - Steve
Weeds Desert Eagle
Are you sure that it is a .44 Magnum. I own one and it is what I originally had listed but reading up I found that it was a .357. I will double check.
I saw on the Mail Call discussion page and was wondering what was the Taunting User Name? Oh and P.S. I hate little F***ers who do that to. Drjuki 13:41, 22 June 2009 (UTC)
WTF? Why do we have Actor pages for them didn't use any guns? Who even pu them up their? Drjuki 13:54, 22 June 2009 (UTC)
Deleted Article Question
As an administrator I was hoping you could answer a question I had regarding some deleted articles. I noticed recently that the Television pages for American Dad, Family Guy, and The Simpsons had all been deleted. This seemed logical as animated programs such as these may not provide detailed enough images of firearms to definitively say what weapons the images were supposed to represent making these pages rather out of place on this website. However I noticed that the article for King of the Hill still exists which has better animation quality, yet still seems to have some of the issues as other animated pages. In addition, there are many other articles mostly on older video games and some animated works that have these problems. Why is it some questionable articles are deleted while others remain? I am not complaining about the decisions made, I am just curious about the process that leads to an articles deletion.
Thanks, and sure. I don't know why the widescreen for that movie is like that, same thing happens to Armageddon, and Broken Arrow. If you can get better screenshots, then sure, go for it.--Alienqueen11 02:26, 23 June 2009 (UTC)
Re: Public Enemies
Fantastic new caps from Public Enemies! I'm definitely going for the first day it comes out, I'm a huge Mann fan as well (since you said it, I figure it won't sound as bad if I did haha) and I did a report on Dillinger in 7th grade and I've been fascinated with all that since then. I sure hope my teachers weren't worried about me after that :-/ Anyway, especially good call identifying the .38 Super M1911A1 machine pistol that Dillinger used. I'm really glad Mann used that, as neither of the other Dillinger films I've seen had it! If only there was a way we could share duties capping that when it's out on DVD. Speakeasy804 04:40, 23 June 2009 (UTC)
- Haha, thanks I appreciate it! I'm sure I'll get a ton of good shots but you always add so much to the pages that as I'm putting them on, you'll have valuable input to help. I'll be watching both the 1945 and 1973 Dillinger movies the night before, I guess to try and make it my own kind of marathon? Had you seen either, I definitely recommend the '73 version especially with Warren Oates and the great John Milius directing it. - Speakeasy804 05:02, 24 June 2009 (UTC)
- One book that does a great job is the Public Enemies book written by Bryan Burroughs, it covers Dillinger, Bonnie & Clyde, Pretty Boy Floyd, Baby Face Nelson, and the Barker-Karpis Gang. Really a very interesting book with a ton of stuff if you're looking to check some of the accuracy of the movie. I read the script actually (a few months ago so it'd still be pretty fresh) and I think they took a few liberties with who was involved with the gang and when they were captured/died/etc., but with things like that it might progress the story in their favor to have it play out a different way. I'm just glad that PE will be featuring a wide variety of guns as well. Speakeasy804 05:17, 24 June 2009 (UTC)
- Also, happy birthday! Speakeasy804 05:19, 24 June 2009 (UTC)
Thanks for all corrections to the page. I use to put the Screencaps in that way because first I showing good the main actor with the weapon and then the others. But I have no problem to applied the caps in a different way.
Finally done! Tell me what you think. Drjuki 15:26, 23 June 2009 (UTC)
I noticed the wide variety of new advertisers on this site. I am slightly confused over some of the new sponsers. While many of the ads are not surprising, I have seen ads promoting cosmetics and high-heeled shoes. Are these people unaware of the demographic this site caters to or are the ads simply generated randomly.
RE: New profile picture
Quite the badass GM! Don't let anybody tell you akimbo isn't cool. --ManiacallyChallenged 07:17, 26 June 2009 (UTC)
- Well, if Hugo Weaving is coming at you, it's a good idea to throw out as much lead as you can, eh?
- I'm just yankin' your chain man! ;) --ManiacallyChallenged 07:44, 26 June 2009 (UTC)
- Oh yeah, I didn't think of that. Anytime you get a bunch of young guys in a group, their IQ goes way down. I've found myself doing dumb things(thankfully not with firearms) while in groups. Good luck with that! --18.104.22.168 18:52, 26 June 2009 (UTC)
- I'm just yankin' your chain man! ;) --ManiacallyChallenged 07:44, 26 June 2009 (UTC)
Hey GM45, just wanted to say Happy Birthday, I hope you're enjoying it and got everything you wanted. Thanks for your work on AvP by the way.--Alienqueen11 18:16, 27 June 2009 (UTC)
For your help on the Goldeneye/BDA/BDM thing.-RedJedRevolver 23:26, 30 June 2009 (UTC)
Don't touch the SEALS page
I have the screencaps that were left over from the first pass. I just haven't put them on yet. MoviePropMaster2008 07:19, 1 July 2009 (UTC)
Hey John, I am checking to see if you have the Eastwood movie Tightrope. Let me know as I my need a screencap off of it. Thanks - Steve 04:58, 2 July 2009 (UTC)
- I will PM you over on the forum for the answer. - Steve
Re: What did you think?
First off, I loved it. I feel like Mann really put a lot into this one (as well as the cast/crew, etc., giving credit where it's due of course) but I was incredibly impressed. I feel like they had done extensive research and used that to make the story so good. Like you said, the creative license with Nelson/Floyd/killings during Michigan City jailbreak/etc. may have been wrong but I feel like it did help to move the story forward for viewers not quite as knowledgable to the rest story as people like us ;)
Mann also proved that just because a movie takes place in the 1930s doesn't mean you only need to have 1911s and Thompsons. I noticed a bunch of the guns you had, such as the 1903A3s. I didn't get as good a look at the Winchesters, like the one used to wound Dillinger (I think the guy who wounded him in real life was John Shipley but I don't quite recall. I think the Sioux City bank robbery in the film was a mix of Dillinger's three 1934 bank robberies after his escape). I noticed a lot of revolvers, like the Colts you mentioned. I think I saw some with Smith & Wesson grips at one point but I can't remember when it was. I'm sure I'll go again to see it at some point this weekend so I'll be more eagle-eyed. Although I had especially noticed the shot of the Thompson during the Racine robbery and thought "that'd be GREAT for imfdb!" as well as a bunch of other shots. Amazing what this website does for the movie-watching experience haha
I was trying to do some shot-counting but it became difficult for me to sometimes discern who was shooting. But I agree; Bale looked steel-eyed when he was firing his 1911 at Nelson (also I noticed he kicked what looked like a nickel 1911 out of Pretty Boy Floyd's hand; I heard/read that the only nickel 1911s around during that era were the ones chambered in .38 Super. Do you know if this is true?)
Anyway I hope you enjoyed it, I know I certainly did. My friends were a bit confused by who the characters were exactly (which I could understand, Mann went right into the story!) but I was blown away! Another good (but long!) book to pick up if you have the time is a book called DILLINGER by William J. Helmer I believe. It goes very indepth into the story. The last couple summers my friends and I have been working on making our own Pretty Boy Floyd film but now it's gonna be pretty tough to avoid copying almost directly from PE! Hope I didn't ramble too much here - Speakeasy804 06:04, 2 July 2009 (UTC)
- Now that would be impressive! What all would you need to convert one to resemble, if not operate, like the one Dillinger had? Also I was just remembering the early scene in which Dillinger disassembled the Thompson - do you happen to recall if they showed Depp doing it himself or if they cut to just a set of hands? I'm just curious as to whether or not he had done it himself; Mann seems to make sure his actors are well trained with firearms (notably Cruise in Collateral of course). Also, I just found this interesting message board thread while browsing imdb - http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1152836/board/flat/141781630. Covers a bunch of the accuracy things we were talking about. - Speakeasy804 07:04, 2 July 2009 (UTC)
Hey John, Lets see if I can fill in some of the gaps on this. I restore the weapons for Gibbons Ltd used by John Depp and weapons were also supplied by ISS.
- Johnny Depp's Colt 1911A1's were chambered for .45 ACP blanks they represented the real Dillinger's Colt 38 Supers. As of this time there are no 38 Super weapons or blanks in the industry.
- 1928A1 Thompsons the way we have them listed in everything is an error that I have yet figured out how to resolve. The weapons on the show are whats called a 1928 which is the same externally as a 1921 the difference is internal with a heavier actuator to reduce the cyclic rate of the weapon. The horizontal forends were offered on both 1921 and 1921 models of the Thompson. The 1928A1 is a World War II Thompson that had several shortcut in it to increase production during the war and were built by Savage and Auto Ordnance. The first short cut was no more commercial finish on the weapon then the fins were left of the barrel, The rear sight was changed to stamped L shape and not Cutt's comp was the final mod before production switch to the M1. Also if you notice when I have done pages with a Thompson in it the title is Colt 1921A or 1921 AC. The A is for a Thompson without a Cutt's compensator on it and AC is with a Cutt's. For the show there were Colt 1921's (Same weapon from Indy IV) with 1928 internals, 1928A1's refinished to look like a 1921 (Polished Blued finish) and there were some Thompson hybrids that were built by for the show.
- 1903 Colt Pocket Hammer was sent to the production it is unknown if it was used or it was used and the scene was cut.
- Revolvers I know that both the Colt Detectives and Colt Official Police were shipped on the show. I will see if I can help out on the on Saturday when I see the film.
- 38 Super Machine Pistol used in the movie was chambered in 9mm blank as 38 Super is not carried by the industry. The weapons was built by ISS for the film.
- BAR these were supplied by Gibbons Ltd and were modified in the Bonny & Clyde configuration by another gunsmith for Gibbons Ltd.
- Hope the answered some of your question by as all things it probably created more. -Steve
- I'm pretty sure that the 1903 Colt Pocket was the gun that Dillinger used for about the last third of the film, in place of the 1911 he had carried earlier. It's the gun he takes with him to the theater and then tries to draw before he gets killed by Purvis and the other agents. I have no idea how accurate this is in real life.
- If some of the guns (including the machine pistol) were supplied by ISS, I might be able to ask my contact at ISS if he can tell me more about that gun. -MT2008 14:18, 3 July 2009 (UTC)
- I believe Depp had the 1903 Colt Pocket Hammer in the Tucson hotel scene. It was brief as Depp sets it down on the table and you can see the tab for the mag catch. But would need to see it on DVD to be sure. Did see a whole was full of Colt Official Police in the Crown Point jail vault. Also the machine gun out side of Crown Point was a Colt Model 1928 Light Machine Gun. -Steve
- Oops, sorry, I mis-read what you wrote. But I will e-mail ISS and ask. -MT2008 14:52, 4 July 2009 (UTC)
Hard to kill
By the looks of things it's a bit of both; the forend has twin holes halfway up like the FPK, but it's shaped like the SVD's and the exposed part of the gas piston is smaller like the SVD's, too; other SVD features are things like the cheek pad, the kink in the fire mode switch as opposed to the AK-like switch on the FPK, and so on. Though the weirdest feature the FC2 SVD has is a duckbill three-point flash suppressor like it's an early M16. Vangelis 10:22, 4 July 2009 (UTC)
- Actually, I don't think humour in articles is really a bad thing even for a wiki: this is a good summary of why. Indeed, I think the Payback article is how all our articles should be; describing how the weapons are shown as well as which ones they are is far more informative and fits in with this Wiki's overall principle of educating readers about firearms in movies. Vangelis 10:49, 5 July 2009 (UTC)
Hey I was just wondering if you knew of a good website from which I could download some good firing sound effects for a movie I'm doing/editing. Preferably there would be sounds for a Thompson (with the higher ROF on the earlier models) and a .44-40 Winchester, as well as pistols. I had considered trying to get some sounds from Youtube but they didn't sound crisp enough when I added them to the film. No big deal, but I was just curious if you knew of anything. Thanks! - Speakeasy804 05:18, 5 July 2009 (UTC)
- That's actually a very good idea to borrow from movies like that, I wish I had thought of it! I might be able to get some crisp Thompson sound shots from Dillinger or Miller's Crossing. (I'd use Public Enemies but unfortunately that's not out on DVD yet.) I've been trying to find some sort of BAR to use in mine but I'm afraid I might have to give up on that :-/ Good luck on yours as well - what's it about, if I may ask? - Speakeasy804 08:08, 6 July 2009 (UTC)
Re: The Shadow
Hey John, Thanks for the nice words. The Shadow was my first film working in the Industry so it has a special place in my heart. Those custom built Grizzlies were the loudest pistol I have ever tested. I am going to call the owner of them next week and see if I can get a photo of them for IMFDB. I am uploading a special photo tomorrow I know you will like. - Steve 07:15, 5 July 2009 (UTC)
- The Grizzlies in 45 Win Mag were loud with hearing protection on. The Thompsons used on the set started out as Colt 1921's when Tim Curry was firing them but when we switched to the bridge scene the flash did not appear on camera. The cyclic rate on a 1921 was to just fast enough to not show completely on film so we went to the Colt 1928 Thompson we had on hand and the Colt 1921 became a backup. Also on the bridge scene the actor that fired the Thompson tossed away a Smith & Wesson M&P Snub Nose. On the pistols for the head on shot I would have to check and see if I have the paperwork for those. - Steve
Re: Forrest Gump
Do it. You're much better than me.-Oliveira 01:43, 6 July 2009 (UTC)
RE: Mask 1911
This is true, the only real difference is those cocking serrations. To me it has more features common to the CGNM. Most noticeably is the sight rib, with is a part of the slide. I have yet to see this on any other colt variant with the exception of the AMT Hardballer. It is possible that it's a custom series 70, but it's also a possibility that it's an older custom GCNM.-RedJedRevolver
- Well I do not know for sure. I have yet to find information on the older (pre series -70). In the mean time, I think the best thing to do, would be to call it a Custom Match Grade Series '70 Colt, because everything on there lends credence to it being a Match grade firearm. I will look for older models though. What do you think? btw, is it just me or does the second picture look like a commander sized gun? The distance from muzzle to the tip of the frame seems too short for a standard. -RedJedRevolver
- Hey John, I agree with that it is not a Gold Cup National Match. Those sights look like a Millet copy of the Novak. The markings on the slide appears to be a Mark IV Series 70 Government Model. So I believe it's a Colt Mark IV Series 70 Government Model with Millet sights. -Steve
- Yeah after some reasearch this is not the NM as I had thought. That D*** sight rib threw me off, never seen another Colt with that, and the markings are a Series 70 (or later) and no series 70 NM had straight serrations. I somewhat think this was a Colt custom shop gun. Sorry, you were right man. But if you change it back please make note it has been customized to hell. Lol, for what was probably paid for the custom job, that gun;s owner probably could have just bought a NM-RedJedRevolver
- Oh that's nice, but don't tell me that, to me a Gold Cup is the epitome of a Colt, and I hate seeing their part's scattered. Granted mine has different grips and grip safety but I didn't do that to it. And Thanks.-RedJedRevolver
- Yeah after some reasearch this is not the NM as I had thought. That D*** sight rib threw me off, never seen another Colt with that, and the markings are a Series 70 (or later) and no series 70 NM had straight serrations. I somewhat think this was a Colt custom shop gun. Sorry, you were right man. But if you change it back please make note it has been customized to hell. Lol, for what was probably paid for the custom job, that gun;s owner probably could have just bought a NM-RedJedRevolver
SIG P220 page
Hey, thanks for working on the SIG P220 series page. One thing, though...the way the format works is that we arrange the movies by date, from most recent to least recent. Also, ditch the parentheses around the year. Thanks. -MT2008 12:42, 6 July 2009 (UTC)
Hey John, Go ahead and try it out to see what everyone thinks. It can be changed back by changing a number. -Steve
Talk page archives
Hey man, I just thought I'd drop you and line and suggest that you seperate the older messages on your talk page into one or more archives. This is the way I do it:
- Create a sub-page to use as an archive. For example, at User_talk:Gunmaster45/Archive1, and move the text you want to archive there.
- Add the following code to the top of your main talk page, to link to the archive or archives: <div align=right style="float:right;font-size:100%;">'''Archived talk:''' [[User talk:Gunmaster45/Archive1|1]], [[User talk:Gunmaster45/Archive2|2]] etc.</div><br />
- Adding a note at the top of the archive pointing out that it's not to be used for discussion, as well as a link back to the main talk page, is good idea as well.
Should make this a lot easier to read. :)--MattyDienhoff 18:19, 6 July 2009 (UTC)
- The size difference would be negligible, since most of it is only text, but; that's up to you.
- Also, I don't know what the established thing is here, but on every other wiki I've been to it's customary to reply to a message on your own talk page (where the conversation was started), doing it that way it makes it a lot easier to follow the conversation, because it's not spread across pages. --MattyDienhoff 07:50, 7 July 2009 (UTC)
- On every Wiki I've been on it's the opposite, because it means the other person recieves the 'you have new messages' notification. Vangelis 08:05, 7 July 2009 (UTC)
I asked about this on another forum a few months back. The answer is...there's no consensus. Some of the Glock fans I talked to told me that the Glock "Generations" refer to the styling only (meaning, any Glock that has rails and finger grooves is a 3rd Gen, while no rails and checked backstraps is 2nd Gen, etc.), while others told me that it does indeed refer to specific models (meaning, a Glock 17 with rails is a 3rd Gen, but a Glock 22 with the same style frame is only 2nd Gen). From what I gather, Glock themselves haven't really taken a specific position on the matter. Also, I have Gun Digest issues from 1999-2000 (when the rail frame/finger grooves models were introduced), and the advertisements for Glocks in them don't make any references to "3rd Generation" or "2nd Generation". So, from what I can tell, the "Generation" nomenclature was invented by fans, not by the company.
Long story short...I stopped caring how people described them, which is why I haven't reverted changes by other users, but I guess the first way of doing it (associating Generations with the styling only) is much easier and makes enough sense. -MT2008 02:03, 9 July 2009 (UTC)
Thanks for redirecting the page for me-S&Wshooter 05:51, 10 July 2009 (UTC)
Yeah, I hate pocket pistols too. Due to the fact that I have what amount to bear paws, a full size M1911 would actually suit me better as a pocket gun. Also, the absence of an M4 and FAL in Rainbow Six:Vegas/ Vegas 2 pissed me off-S&Wshooter 06:21, 10 July 2009 (UTC)
Modern Warfare 2
I just heard that Modern Warfare 2 has been changed to Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 by activision. so could you change the name back, because I can't. Drjuki 18:07, 10 July 2009 (UTC)
Glad you like them! And yes, I'm excited to see the other guns, too. There were some pretty rare pieces used in the movie. -MT2008 20:07, 10 July 2009 (UTC)
Thinking of adding a brief forward to the Far Cry 2 article
As you might have noticed, it's almost finished and I'll have any remaining images tonight. I was thinking of adding a brief introduction it, just explaining firstly the game, then a subheading explaining how the inventory system works and the player actually gets weapons in the game, since our pages on movies tend to include a shot of how a character first acquires a weapon if there is one [say, Arnie talking to the gun store owner in Terminator]. Seem ok? Vangelis 10:39, 11 July 2009 (UTC)
I know this'll sound stupid but I'm really squemish and was wondering if any of the saw movies have screen caps. Drjuki 20:52, 11 July 2009 (UTC)
My crack at an incomplete template:
How's it look? Also, could I request you protect Far Cry 2 now? It's done barring me figuring out any way to jam the flare gun, which seems unlikely since it doesn't even have an idle animation. Vangelis 08:57, 13 July 2009 (UTC)
I'm back briefly
Just dealing with a bunch of Indies who want guns... And as you well know, sometimes the production has no idea what they want ... and when they want it. Ugh! But I'm slammed with work so if you send me any messages, I apologize for not responding in a timely manner. best regards MoviePropMaster2008 04:12, 14 July 2009 (UTC)
Sure! I can ask. Only thing is, does your Dad intend to register the pistol under the NFA? Because I'm pretty sure a pistol with a vertical grip is a Class III AOW. -MT2008 04:35, 14 July 2009 (UTC)
Armorer page idea
Hey, I haven't checked the forums in awhile so I don't know if anyone's had this idea before, but I was wondering if we should set up a way of making pages for movie armorers or at least one page with the armorers and links to the movies they've done. I'm not sure how it would be set up, but I just wanted to consult with anyone else to see if this would be a good idea. I figured these guys do a ton of work and it'd be great to see who all's worked on what, etc. Again, if anyone's had this idea before just ignore this but I was just thinking it might be neat to honor these guys. Let me know what you think! Speakeasy804 05:16, 14 July 2009 (UTC)
Found a capture program
Power DVD. It's pretty cool. Although the screens look a little dark at times. -protoAuthor
Love the page - it turned out great. Caught a lot of guns that I missed when I cleaned it up some a while back (I tend to focus on the "big" guns). You had me for a minute with Eve and Jamie, though...for a second, I thought that your eyes were going bad. :P In somewhat unrelated news, do you plan on redoing the Miami Vice page? I know that's not your favorite movie, but that page is almost begging for some great screencaps...especially the SIG 552. I'd do it, but my software ain't up to snuff. --Clutch 01:50, 15 July 2009 (UTC)
Feel free to turn it into a decent page. I'm just sick of all these pages made without an ounce of effort in them. Rockwolf66 06:50, 16 July 2009 (UTC)
Armsel Striker page
John,Someone really messed up the Armsel Stiker page and I'm going to try and fix it. Please protect the page as I don't want to have to fix things again. Rockwolf66
Smith & Wesson hammers
I don't know whether or not you have the answer to this question but I thought I'd ask anyway. I was doing some reading recently and learned Colt's Positive Lock safety, separating the hammer from the firing pin to prevent accidental discharge, was developed fairly early in the twentieth century and applied to Colt revolvers, however, many Smith & Wesson revolvers continued to use the simple spiked hammer design for decades. I was currious if you knew when, if ever, S&W adopted a safer mechanism for their revolvers and if you had any details about the design.
The grip on the Colt 38 Super
Hey, my contact got back to me on the Colt 38 Super machine pistol from Public Enemies. I asked him how the rail for the grip was attached to the frame, and he said this:
"[T]he rail was semi permanently added with some small screws. The screws can be removed from the rail but where they anchored into the frame---those marks will still be there."
Hope that answers the question. Also, check these out (make sure you click on them all the way, to see how big they are):
Mislabled team in Transformers
I just wanted to let you know you mislabled Cpt. Lennox(Josh Duhamel)'s team As "Ranger". They are not a "Ranger" team they are a Combat Applications Group or as most people know them, A Delta Force unit. I just wanted to let you know, thanks.
Hey, GM, that does indeed look better, and I would love to be able to do the same with the rest of my screencaps. What software do you use? Photoshop?
Unfortunately, one thing I'm starting to realize is that even if I do use Blu-Ray, I won't be able to take screencaps that look quite as good as the disc player is capable of generating. On my HDTV, Point Break on Blu-Ray looks very good, but on my laptop, it doesn't come out nearly as well. You may have noticed, for instance, that the resolution of these is only 1166x528 pixels even though the resolution on the disc is 1280x720. This is either due to the limits of VLC Media Player, or my laptop's graphics hardware, or maybe both. And it also may explain why the images aren't quite as sharp as they could be. So if I can edit them manually, I will gladly do so to get the most out of having Blu-Ray. -MT2008 14:06, 18 July 2009 (UTC)
- Hey, John, thanks for the offer. I will check out Paint Shop Pro when I have time. Right now, though, I actually haven't had much time to work on Point Break, either last night or today. I'm probably not going to be doing any more work on this site because I'm celebrating my birthday tonight (which was yesterday), and I have to start working on a term paper tomorrow. But I think I can probably figure it out. I'll make sure to contact you if I have trouble achieving the same effect.
- Also, I tried playing Push in Blu Ray on my laptop, and much to my disappointment, it looks WAY worse when I use the screencap function on VLC Media Player (the screencaps come out semi-pixalated). I'm beginning to think it really is an issue with the player and that I'm going to need to find a better screencapping software. VLC just doesn't seem to handle Blu Ray very well. -MT2008 21:07, 18 July 2009 (UTC)
I can't see the weapon you're referring to in the two screencaps, are you looking at his refueling probe? Vangelis 09:53, 19 July 2009 (UTC)
- That's probably talking about the two gun positions on the sides that a Blackhawk tends to have. Also, out of curiousity; I wrote that extra section on Brawl because he's basically a giant prop, which I think fits in with the general idea of this Wiki to say what's a real weapon and what isn't. Just wondering why it's moved to the talk page? Vangelis 10:05, 19 July 2009 (UTC)
- Looking at it, it does look like a Vulcan; the barrels look like they're tapering inwards towards the muzzle in both those shots, though the barrel clamps are a little off. Brawl's would probably be whatever Blackout's is. Vangelis 10:15, 19 July 2009 (UTC)
- Incidentally, what do you think of the BFG page now? Vangelis 10:31, 19 July 2009 (UTC)
- I've edited the note on the BFR to clear that up a little; "BFR" is obviously a reference to the true meaning of the "BFG" acronym, even though the guns themselves aren't anything like the Doom one. I tried right-aligned images, but they either aren't lined up, or if they are add a lot of big empty spaces to the article. Also changed the tables, I like yours better. Vangelis 10:50, 19 July 2009 (UTC)
Did the Germans use MG42s in X-Men origins Wolverine? You removed MG42 section and I'm not sure if it's the same bunker in other shots. And are bootleg pics allowed? - Kenny99
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Glock 17
Thanks for pointing that out; I don't understand too well because it says that Glock 17 has "a safety" but then says it doesn't: please explain more clearly (not here, on my user talk page; I don't check in very frequently...or on the Evangelion page). My bad understanding after reading through this is that "the Glock 17 doesn't have an external safety switch, it's got an automatic safety on the trigger so it only fires if you pull the trigger properly; the English dub inserting a line where a character says "safety off" while looking at his glock makes no sense, because there IS no external safety-switch" - is that correct?--V 21:39, 21 July 2009 (UTC)
Could you help me delete some unnecessary pictures?
Some arse (aka my brother) got on my account while I was away from it temporarily to do something, and he managed to upload two "unnecessary" images before I got back and chastised him. Could you manage to get them off? If you look at my uploads, it should be obvious which ones shouldn't be there. Thanks! (Dang it forgot this!) -Run its a T-55 20:51, 22 July 2009 (UTC)
- Don't worry John. Matthew took care of it. It was Two pictures oof some beautiful women that T-55's brother put up in his profile. The Women were only in their underwear. Nothing pornographic.-Oliveira 20:56, 22 July 2009 (UTC)
Another quote you might enjoy
- I was talking to my friend last night and I had this to say: I held a Glock 22 yesterday (July 20th, 2009) and it felt EXACTLY like an airsoft gun. I thought it was funny enough to add to my profile-S&Wshooter 23:07, 22 July 2009 (UTC)
What the hell?-Oliveira 01:59, 23 July 2009 (UTC)
- Good. I though you were going to help build a house for 2 bucks a hour or something. Now i will leave you to work on Watchmen and sleep. Good night.-Oliveira 02:08, 23 July 2009 (UTC)
A user suggested that we ban Lisle202 for a week to teach him a lesson. Is that good? Lisle202 posted bad comments on my talk page. - Kenny99 ( - )
- Also Lisle202 posted this in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman: "Was das? Das sieht nicht wie ein M1911A1!" I don't know what that language is and what he is saying. This means that Lisle202's grammer is poor as he can speak German and English is his first language. He probably learned from movies like the message posted on my talk. - Kenny99
- Kenny99 needs to watch more WW2 movies ;) I barely speak German but even I know that's "What's that? That does not look like a M1911A1!" ;) regards MPM2008 (Dieses ist NICHT eine deutschsprachige Web site. Es ist eine englische Sprachenweb site. ) ;)
- Crysis helped me figure out he's peaking German before the second comment. Kenny99
- I'm going to use Translate to tell him to leave as this is english,not German site. - Kenny99 21:36, 23 July 2009 (UTC)
- I'm sorry that this happened. Lisle202 probably doesn't understand what's a bootleg and posted it on X-Men. Then I have to stop him, and we all got into this mess. - Kenny99 21:46, 23 July 2009 (UTC)
Ja, ich verstehe. Ich habe nie davon gehört einer Bootleg vor. - Lisle202 21:52, 23 July 2009 (UTC)
I wasn't finished with the page yet. I'll have to redo it in the morning-S&Wshooter 04:26, 24 July 2009 (UTC)
- Yeah I was doing everything other than the pics and poster (I can't do that) when you deleted it-S&Wshooter 04:32, 24 July 2009 (UTC)
- M'kay. There was a Mossberg 500 and a Jericho 941-S&Wshooter 04:41, 24 July 2009 (UTC)
- Hey do you think a Wilson Combat beavertail piece would fit in my High Standard? I'm tired if wearing gloves when I shoot-S&Wshooter 04:52, 24 July 2009 (UTC)
Do you know this person? He/she keeps going and removing an a photo of the S&W Model 19 that I posted as a compariosn with the S&W Model 67 on Escape from New York. I did that so folks could see the difference between the two models. It was a source of controversy over what Snake Plisken was using. What really irritates me is that Dillinger doesn't have a page so I can't even send him a message.--Jcordell 17:20, 24 July 2009 (UTC)
Will do. Thanks. --Jcordell 00:52, 25 July 2009 (UTC)
I wouldn't use the term "standard" to describe models of P220-series guns, unless it's to distinguish them from a special model (i.e two-tone, nickel, railed, etc.) Also, what do you mean about the P226 in "Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay" being a "prop"? -MT2008 01:16, 25 July 2009 (UTC)
Thanks for the advice
- I bruised my hand up pretty bad the first time I shot the gun and one side of the grip safety is really sharp. It's probably because of the size of my hands. I would like to just thank you again for restoring The Hangover . My grandfather is sick with pneumonia and I was at the hospital with him all day and would not have had the time to redo the page.-S&Wshooter 05:37, 25 July 2009 (UTC)
- What if the gun has a parkerised finish?-S&Wshooter 05:50, 25 July 2009 (UTC)
- Then I will just have to buy a beavertail for fear of screwing up my grip safety-S&Wshooter 05:59, 25 July 2009 (UTC)
As I just added to the talk page there, the Halo article doesn't actually represent any effort at all on to poster's part; it's copy-pasted from a page on Halopedia. Vangelis 09:23, 25 July 2009 (UTC)
- There's a few I could see arguments being made for [assault rifle as FN F2000 based, battle rifle the horrible, dishevelled spawn of an XM8 and a TAR-21] and if someone ever wrote a proper article with screenshots that explained some form of "this gun is based on this gun" reasoning, I'd argue we should keep it. That one, though, is worthless plagarism. Vangelis 09:36, 25 July 2009 (UTC)
Can I post X-Men Origins pics from sample clips released by IMDB? - Kenny99 17:01, 25 July 2009 (UTC)
- Ah nevermind. The clips at IMDB are from TV spots anyway and can be found online. - Kenny99 19:26, 26 July 2009 (UTC)
Click the diff. I don't really think that was an improvement. Vangelis 05:48, 26 July 2009 (UTC)
I think you are right on Spider man 3. Flint did indeed use a Smith & Wesson. I am not going to do a Spider Man 2 page as it only shows a Beretta 92FS and a Mossberg 500. - Kenny99 01:33, 27 July 2009 (UTC)
SIG-Sauer P220 pistol series
I hadn't looked at this page in a while, and then I looked at it today and it was incredibly well done. Excellent, excellent job, GM. It looks so much more professional now. Bravo! -Gunman69 05:54, 27 July 2009 (UTC)
Hi Everyone, Now that I am back let's talk about the page layout template. On the forum we had one item brought up about the chronological order being reversed. Also another item was brought up about putting lies or boxing in the information. As admin it is up to us to police the site and make a decision that is agreed upon by the majority of admins and then implemented. Let's all go back to the Talk:Test Template Page and nail these last issues down. As we talk about it pages have been created and might need to be corrected so there is a standard look to all the gun and actor pages. Thanks for you input and help on the. - Phoenixent
Megan Fox Page
If an actor or actress has not used any weapons in any films or television yet, DO NOT make a page for them. Orca1 9904 22:49, 27 July 2009 (UTC)
I must have bought the stripped down version of Leon, my copy does not have the Roulette Scenes, Ringtrick, Drugdealer, Mathilda's paintball pistol, none of that. So feel free to screencap it. --AdAstra2009 03:50, 28 July 2009 (UTC)
- Special deluxe edition huh, that must explain why I only paid like $8.00 for mine. --AdAstra2009 03:55, 28 July 2009 (UTC)
Do you have MSN John?-Oliveira 18:37, 28 July 2009 (UTC)
Running Scared, my page setup
I think I got the story with S&W 36 done right . It goes through so much crap. Also thanks for setting up my page. Predator20
Year of the Dragon
Wait on that until Apocalypse Now is pretty much all done up.-Predator20
I never heard of the RPD before COD4. -Oliveira 19:51, 29 July 2009 (UTC)
Se7en and spoilers
Hey GM, I just wanted to say I thought you had a great idea for concealing the spoilers on the page for Se7en. I always hoped there was a way to explain how the gun was used so that people who had seen the film would understand but people who hadn't wouldn't have it ruined for them. Also great work with the page, as always, it's coming along very well and definitely needed your skills! Do you think we should start maybe going through some other films (when we have time) with major spoilers in the descriptions and changing them to fit the format for the descriptions on Se7en? Speakeasy804 01:53, 30 July 2009 (UTC)
Thanks for the help
Just wanted to say thanks for helping with the RPD. I'd rather ask someone than put in "haven't a clue" when uploading stuff and hoping someone else will figure it out. Originally I frequented this site and eventually joined mainly for the Sci-Fi stuff, so I'm not always to good with older stuff. I checked through all the rifles but didn't think to check machine guns for this. -Sci Fi Gunner
I was wondering if you thought that Rachel Weisz's gun is a 6906. It might be something different, but I don't have any of the models that it may be (some others have been suggested), so I am not an expert on what it may be. It looks a little BIG for a 6906. Just wondering if you wanted to give it a shot. MoviePropMaster2008 01:25, 3 August 2009 (UTC)
22.214.171.124 decided it would be a really great idea to vandalise S&W Shooter's user page and make nonsense edits to a couple of other articles. Wants a good hard nuking. Vangelis 14:08, 3 August 2009 (UTC)
While I was surfing for more pages to edit, I found this page while surfing. This is actually a flash game and it doesn't belong here. Can you delete it? - Kenny99 21:41, 3 August 2009 (UTC)
Glow, not blow. ;)
Oops! Kinda funny though.-MT2008 00:07, 4 August 2009 (UTC)
- Yeah, it looks great! Only one suggestion: Maybe one more PE image (i.e. the one with Depp and the 1911s)? -MT2008 00:16, 4 August 2009 (UTC)
An idea I had.
Rather than putting trivia entries on talk pages, which makes them a little tricky to find, why not make a seperate page? The idea I had was something like naming the article after the main one with (trivia) on the end, putting it in "category: movie trivia", then adding a template at the top or bottom of the main article; say the "would you like to know more" button from Starship Troopers. This would read something like:
(Would you like to know more? image) This article has a trivia page (and that would be a link to it, working like the duplicate template).
It would advertise your hard work more clearly too, rather than just hoping people stumble across it on the discussion page. Vangelis 03:09, 4 August 2009 (UTC)
Walther PPK revisited
A while back you corrected a glaring mistake I made in claiming the Walther PPK had a slide release. Once again I would like to thank you for clearing up my misunderstanding but I recently began to wonder; if the the PPK does not have a release, does its slide even lock back when empty? I realize that these two features are not necessarily mutually inclusive, however many guns from the PPK's time period did not lock when empty, so I am unsure what to think. Any information you could provide would be helpful.
What the hell happened to Perfect Dark?
I know that the guns in the game were kind of fictitious, but a TON of them were based off real guns, so can we put it back? PPK1911HiPower 20:19, 5 August 2009 (UTC)
I would just like to say that in the last few days it appears that some have become extremely quick to label an article as incomplete or recomend it for deletion only a few hours after it was created. Many people lay a basic foundation for a page and come back later to expand it. Therefore, I believe there should be more restrictions on timelimits and level of content before anyone can come along and recomend that someone else's article be eliminated.
On an unrealated subject, if adding pictures to an existing article which contains only text, if someone mentions a 1911 was used without giving any more details as to the weapon's appearance can any 1911 image be added (so long as the model isn't too obscure) until a more precise identification can be made? This same dilemma occurs with M16, MP5, and Kalashnikov models which are not given detailed identification.
- Disagree entirely. There's no excuse whatsoever for dumping trash pages on the site, and the only thing that will discourage it is if it's speedily removed; even if 'many people' do this [and I'd dispute that], we should make it clear this is not how articles should be constructed; a page with no useful information, no effort put into formatting and no screenshots is pointless, and hoping a turd will turn into a diamond if you leave it alone will soon get you a backyard full of turds.
Anyone can take the time and effort to write up an article to an acceptable standard in a word processor before posting it; anyone who does not is going to have their article removed. Your actions of trying to get these pages up to a standard where they are not instantly deleted are laudable, but misguided; you shouldn't be jumping to help out people who won't put the effort in themselves, you should be working on your own projects. We don't want people coming to the site with the mentality that they can put no effort at all into a page because someone else will fix it for them later, because that essentially makes us servants running around after lazy idiots. Vangelis 00:50, 6 August 2009 (UTC)
- Disagree entirely. There's no excuse whatsoever for dumping trash pages on the site, and the only thing that will discourage it is if it's speedily removed; even if 'many people' do this [and I'd dispute that], we should make it clear this is not how articles should be constructed; a page with no useful information, no effort put into formatting and no screenshots is pointless, and hoping a turd will turn into a diamond if you leave it alone will soon get you a backyard full of turds.
Re: Actor Pages
Sorry about that. I wasn't familiar with the new table format and I always forget to add the categories. I've fixed most of them now, so check them out and let me now if they are sufficient. Thanks for your guidance. -Gunman69 02:08, 6 August 2009 (UTC)
Hey John. It seems you are going to write some rules. Can i help you with that?-Oliveira 02:39, 6 August 2009 (UTC)
Last Boy Scout
Hi Gunmaster, please check the discussion page of Last Boy Scout ;)
PS: Waiting to fix my English, lately instead of doing full pages I'm adding information or photos in existing pages. I hope to do well. For example after a year I have found the true name of the custom revolver in Hard Rain, my first page. - Charly Driver
Payback once again
Somebody has once again changed the Payback article to say that Porter's main gun is a S&W Model 29 instead of a Model 27. Being as this exact same question has see-sawed back and forth several times I was hoping you could verify it. Also I asked you some questions a few days ago that I think got buried in the all the posts. I will restate them below:
- A while back you corrected a glaring mistake I made in claiming the Walther PPK had a slide release. Once again I would like to thank you for clearing up my misunderstanding but I recently began to wonder; if the the PPK does not have a release, does its slide even lock back when empty? I realize that these two features are not necessarily mutually inclusive, however many guns from the PPK's time period did not lock when empty, so I am unsure what to think. Any information you could provide would be helpful.
- If adding pictures to an existing article which contains only text, if someone mentions a 1911 was used without giving any more details as to the weapon's appearance can any 1911 image be added (so long as the model isn't too obscure) until a more precise identification can be made? This same dilemma occurs with M16, MP5, and Kalashnikov models which are not given detailed identification.
Thank you for answering my questions although I just wanted to make it clear that I am not the one who changed the Payback article to state Porter's weapon was a Model 29. Based on your response I couldn't determine if you were frustrated with me or just in general. I don't think the revolver is a .44 Magnum either but couldn't positively refute the change which is why I asked for your help.
Hey, good job identifying the so-called "Gator Gun" from Miami Vice. That was an extremely tough one to identify and I'm impressed that you figured it out. Great job! -Gunman69 22:47, 10 August 2009 (UTC)
Question concerning Appaloosa 1878 8 Gauge
Obscure Colt Snake Series
Hey, just wondering if you have some good pics of the complete colt snake series. If so, they would be greatly appreciated.
Can you believe this guy?
Yournamehere thinks he can come to my page and change the format I prefer because he doesn't like it. How is my format not orderly. It's pissing me off. I mean look at my Black Lagoon Page. How is it better now than before when I had sections for which guns is which. I mean our differences aside, I didn't go to your Mail Call page and changed it. It's YOUR page. I don't believe I have the right to mess with how you like it. I just made some suggestions and Yournamehere decides to change my page the way he wants it. Excalibur01 00:05, 13 August 2009 (UTC)
Revamp Mail Call
I'll think about it. It is a rather daunting task to put everything in the category that I am familiar with. As long as you have no problem with it. Excalibur01 01:50, 13 August 2009 (UTC)
Lock'n Load: Pistols
I had some questions relating to the most recent episode of Lock 'n Load With R. Lee Ermey. You identified the ".38 double action Colt revolver" as a Colt New Service 1898, yet according to Ermey the weapon was adopted in 1894 and looked slightly different from the New Service. However, Ermey did mix up a couple of minor facts througout the episode and the difference in appearance could be the result of lighting, angle, or my own error, I just wanted to ask if you were certain about your identification. I was also curious if you knew exactly what .38 round this weapon fired as there were many around at the turn of the century: .38 short Colt, Long Colt, S&W, and special are the ones I can think of off the top of my head and I have no idea which was most common during this period.
I also was confused by the Gunny's statement that the Beretta 92 series of pistols was introduced in 1975, as I thought I read somewhere that they were not introduced until the early 1980's.
Thank you for puting pics on there it's get tiring after a while. Drjuki 14:41, 22 August 2009 (UTC)
Did you catch the armored vehicles ep;isode last night? Drjuki 14:11, 29 August 2009 (UTC)
Lock'n Load Response
In response to the revolver in question, I did a little digging and discovered that the weapon was the Colt Model 1892 as this article  testifies that the weapon was adopted in the early 1890's as the Military's first double action revolver, which Ermey mentioned the revolver he used was. It turns out that you were correct about the weapon being chambered in .38 Long Colt. I will post an image below so that if you wish you can change the Lock'n Load article in your preffered format as I have had bad luck with television articles lately.
WHAT HAPPENED? There's been two episodes and you haven't watched any of them! Why!?! 126.96.36.199 13:59, 19 September 2009 (UTC)
I was trying to fix the Uncharted: Drake's Fortune page by adding some pictures I have, but i don't know how to upload them! I asked S&W Shooter, and he said to ask you.
Thanks. I'm still an imfdb noob :) User: Mcguinness
Now i feel like a dick. Sorry :( User: Mcguinness
Empire of the Wolves
Thanks for fixing the title (sort of)-S&Wshooter 16:46, 19 August 2009 (UTC)
- I forgot the "The " in "Empire of the Wolves" and you put the title as "The Empire of Wolves" because I did not provide the true title-S&Wshooter 23:58, 19 August 2009 (UTC)
- Why are you apologizing? It was my fault-S&Wshooter 00:16, 20 August 2009 (UTC)
hi im new on here and i wanna kno how do i do a page correctly? bc frankly i suck at it if u could help me out id really appreciate it.
for the talk page are you gonna do what you did for the first one? Drjuki 18:35, 20 August 2009 (UTC)
great work on Leon. You did an amazing job identifying those obscure weapons. MoviePropMaster2008 08:12, 23 August 2009 (UTC)
Gun ID Help needed
Any idea what this pistol is? I think it may be a Star variant, but I have no idea. MPM2008
I have both movies. Other than the revolver the chick uses in Death Proof I can't think of any other guns in it. I have already started doing caps for Planet Terror. The grain put in it makes it a bitch. I also have the caps done for the "Machete" trailer. I need to load them up still. I get what you're saying about doing a whole Grindhouse page with all the fake trailers included. I haven't watched Death Proof in awhile but I think all the other trailers are in it. --Predator20 04:38, 1 September 2009 (UTC)
The M16 Naveen Andrews is holding on the right side of the pic. Isn't that an M16A2 with A1 handguards? -Predator20 23:53, 3 September 2009 (UTC)
The actual screencap I have of the pic above is a lot darker. It's nowhere near as clear. Because of the grain put in the film, you can't really get good screencaps of the weapons. I may have to watch all the special features to see if there are no grain added shots for easier identifying. Thanks for the help. -Predator20 01:59, 4 September 2009 (UTC)
Great job on Se7en, man. You did my favorite movie justice. -protoAuthor
Need your help
Sorry to be a whiny bitch here dude but AdAstra is starting to piss me off. I created a page for the new FPS game "Wolfenstein" and this douche is continually removing sections I added and moving them from them main page to the discussion page maintaining the guns mentioned (there are two) are not real. On that basis why doesn't he do the same thing for every video game and anime out there??? Is there anything I can do?
Okay apparently I made a mistake on MR 73. I identify one of the actors as being Philippe Nahon and created a page for him. But I was just advised that I was wrong. The hero's partner is actually played by an actor called Gerald Laroche and the character isn't named Subra he's named Mateo. How do I go about erasing the Philippe Nahon page? --Jcordell 03:08, 2 September 2009 (UTC)
Fictional Weapons Decision
The topic in the forum regarding this has not been touched for a while. When will a decision be made?
P.S. (keep in mind allowing fictional weapons will legitimize pages like Halo and other crap like that-just keep that in mind)
--AdAstra2009 04:14, 4 September 2009 (UTC)
RE Fictional Weapons
I basically agree with your guidelines on Fictional Weapons. Being why I deleted the "particle cannon" and "tesla cannon" from wolfenstein.
-edit >looks like he put them back
--AdAstra2009 22:31, 5 September 2009 (UTC)
If you look on Mail Call It says it's the 2ND largest page. what's the first? Also do you have any specific date on when you will be getting Mail Call DVD's? Drjuki 02:03, 7 September 2009 (UTC)
Which do you prefer?
Now the top one with the bipods down is NOT mine. But I can photograph my M60 in that exact position. Which do you think works best for the pages? I was just needing some input as to what helps out IMFDB the best.
MoviePropMaster2008 03:24, 10 September 2009 (UTC)
I have done my fair share of contributions to this site besides The Killer! This is one of my most charished sites because I too love guns and films with gun and you strike me down like this? There...that's me venting! Choi117
Browning Hi-Power or M1911A1?
Can you find out what this is? Some movies shows gun up close or closer, making hard for me to find out what it is. Someone said it's a nickled M1911A1 while another says it's a Hi-Power.
Anyway, what's the difference between the Hi-Power and the M1911A1? - Kenny99 21:00, 13 September 2009 (UTC)
- Wow, did you seriously just ask that?-protoAuthor
- Neither, it's a FN BDA --AdAstra2009 22:21, 13 September 2009 (UTC)
Hey Guys, Finally finished some projects for some shows that are filming right now and starting at the end of the month. Hope to get make in to the swing of posting some more films. See you on here shortly. Thanks - Steve 09:02, 14 September 2009 (UTC)
George of the Jungle
I am not sure if I can do George of the Jungle. I got some info and I think I'm wrong about it.
- (1.)Lyle uses two versions of the pistol: a cigarette lighter version and the real one. He fires it until the narrator says that George can't die as he is the hero.
- (2.)Winchester Model 70s are used in tranquilizer version and standard version, although they mostly use the tranquilizer one.
- (3.)The Swaheli prison guard that releases Thor and Max from prison in Africa, he has a holstered Smith & Wesson Military & Police.
I think that I need permission from you if I can do it. - Kenny99 03:41, 19 September 2009 (UTC)
- Since that you deleted the old one, I thought if it's okey to do it. - Kenny99 14:24, 19 September 2009 (UTC)
- I think that it's a 70 rifle with the magazine tube. - Kenny99 19:05, 19 September 2009 (UTC).
- I'll screencap some of Wolverine. - Kenny99 20:24, 19 September 2009 (UTC)
I've add some information and images in the 1911 paragraph of your "Speed" page. Check them if you want, to see if the work is accurate and appropriate. - Charly Driver
(here is a note I've been posting around IMFDB)
I recently had the unpleasant experience of having some of the performers being insulted in some of our movie pages see what some of the IMFDB members write. there are some pretty condescending remarks regarding horrible grips, gun stance, bad gun discipline and blinking while shooting. I'm trying to promote the website and it's embarrassing to see actors getting insulted for pretty trivial reasons. What are your thoughts regarding this?
I'm asking all members to stop with the sarcastic comments in the screencap descriptions Too many members feel it's funny to be extremely sarcastic about actor's shooting stance, their blinking, their pistol grips. Only if it's so over the top as for the average person to notice, then don't keep on harping on it. Most actors are given only a bare amount of time to train, if at all. Many times the editor picks the worst take for pistol grip, but best take for other reasons like acting. Also much of the blame falls on the director. Some directors don't want to be bothered trying to train the actors and don't allow us armorers to even give them more training than the minimum safety training. People in the industry check out this website, and some think we're a bunch of obnoxious kids. I am not happy when people in 'the biz' look at the site and scoff at the snarky remarks. Some of them are the actual actors being insulted. We can always put in criticism, but IMFDB members going forward going to criticize a film, should try to do so in a scholarly manner or not at all. Thanks for your cooperation MoviePropMaster2008 05:52, 4 October 2009 (UTC)
I was just wondering whether or not you been active on the site lately. I haven't seen your name next to any contributions in a while. Then again it could be they are simply bumped off the list by new additions before I see them.
Hey GM45, glad to see you're alright. If you're still around, be sure to check out MPM2008's most recent updates.--Alienqueen11 22:36, 27 October 2009 (UTC)
I'm looking for prop guns
My name's Joe and I know you are an authority on this site and thought you might be able to help me with finding some prop revolvers or pistols. My brother is a film maker and we are looking for some 70's era revolvers ( S&W model 10 and 27) and a Colt 1911 for his film. My e-mail adress is [email protected], if you can help me out please shoot me an E-mail. November 2, 2009
X-Men Origins Wolverine
Can you find out the weapon that Chris Bradley(Bradly is the name of the guy who can control electricity played by Dominic Monaghan) carried? It's briefly seen when the mutants walk out of the village and stop a couple of yards from the African base. The stock is what I could see clearly and it looks like the stock of an anacronistic M4A1 carbine with a desert tan finish as the scene is set around 1970. - Kenny99 00:30, 3 November 2009 (UTC)
Hey, I have some grabs from the 1985 movie Clue but I have no idea what this revolver is. Since there's no cylinder release (this picture is of the right side but the left side looks exactly the same), I'm baffled.
Thanks in advance for taking a look. - Speakeasy804 20:24, 6 November 2009 (UTC)
your Colt .45 is totally awesome dude.
I was hoping you could do the Jessie Stone movies soon.
Can I get some help from you, please
Hey GM45, I'm new to creating pages on this website and i know you are really good at screencapping things very well. I am starting to create a page for the new Medal of Honor game that is going into modern day war. If you have time, could you check out the trailer for it on youtube and see what you could do about screencapping it, if possible. This game looks amazing and I would extremely appreciate it if you could help out.-188.8.131.52ArmoredMason619184.108.40.206
M1 Garand, and zombie survival
I am reading through the Zombie Survival Guide(I'm kind of late to the party), and noticed that YOU as an M1 Carbine owner, are apparently set for the apocalypse! Don't ask me why, but the M1 Carbine is supposedly the best anti-zombie weapon in existence. Me, I'm screwed. :D --ManiacallyChallenged 22:01, 5 January 2010 (UTC)
You think you could tell me how to add a picture to my user page? --humanzie3 11 Feb 2010 (UTC)
What you wrote
I saw what you wrote on Jcordell's user page and I wanted you to know that I agree 100%. This site is very professionally run and I love sitting on it all day long and contributing as much as I can. This site alone has done a great deal of teaching for me when it comes to firearms. Just wanted to say thanks. --humanzie3
Hey there, My name is Justin. I'm a gunsmith currently serving in the United States Army. You said before you are a gunsmith. My question is, are you self proclaimed? or did you actually go earn the title?
- If you have read his past postings, he is a minor whose father is a gunsmith. GM45 helps his dad in the shop and in the years of working on guns has developed a considerable skill set regarding some smithing, maintenance and repair. It is unlikely that anyone underage can be officially 'certified' to be a gunsmith. MoviePropMaster2008 01:48, 7 May 2010 (UTC)
Ah ok, my apologies. P.S I really like the look of that custom M1911 you named "Gladys". Out of curiosity, Who manufactured the Comp that is installed? I've looked all over, the only ones that have that style are drop in, If I could find an actual fixed comp like you say that one is, I'd be set.
Hey this idea came to me on the bus. If you can't do this maybe someone else send the word, but how about making a gun diagram for people who are new to the site? If you have any questions just ask me. Drjuki 21:23, 14 June 2010 (UTC)
Your "Gladys" 1911
I just wanted to point out that its a NFA viotlation to add a stock to a handgun. You may think that adding a 16" barrel is fine and then a stock, it is, but removing the 16" barrel then makes it a Short Barreled Rifle. Heres a source: http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=471568 You can make a rifle from a handgun, but you can't make a rifle a pistol. By adding a 16" barrel and a stock, you have constructed a rifle.
- I'm fully aware of this, if it's constructed as a rifle, both the 16" barrel and the stock are put on, and if it's constructed as a pistol the 5" barrel is put on and the stock is removed. Never is it just fitted with the stock or just the barrel. They're not even used really, they're just neat little add ons for shits and giggles while plinking targets. It's kind of a dumb rule really, but thanks for the warning. Leave a user name marker or register if you're anonymous so I can reply back to YOU next time though. - Gunmaster45
Category for Australian Produced/Directed Films
It's overdue. I don't know how to start a new category or even if I can because I'm not a moderator. But there are many Aussie movies and they should have their own category. Can you do it? Please? Also it's time for the Italians to have a category. Lots of spaghetti westerns on imfdb now. --Jcordell 01:47, 27 June 2010 (UTC)
I know that this has to be decided by alot of you, but the fourm isn't working so I have a question: Will bring it up in the fourms please? About making me an admin? I promise I would not overuse my power and would try to be useful. Please leave me an answer on my talk page. Drjuki 16:32, 29 June 2010 (UTC)
Just wondering what PersonofInterest said about me. --Drjuki 14:30, 2 July 2010 (UTC)
Hey John, I built the mounts for all three cars. We only have two of them posted in the Transformers 3 page. The weapons on the car with the minigun in the nose are M249's under the hood. It was a cool deal working on the cars but I did get to go on location when they worked. -Steve
Okay. I was SNOOKERED. Apparently this member LIAM who is moviemaster1993 is a fanboy who created the facebook page himself, even though the page says the "OFFICIAL" transformers 3 facebook page, thus falsely implying that it is sanctioned by the studio. NOT being a sanctioned facebook page, immediately makes it suspect in my eyes and I vote for deletion. These behind the scenes photos were not released by the studio. They were personally taken by people on set and 'leaked'. The only reason why I did not ban it immediately was because I thought it was an officially facebook sanctioned page. It is not. We can get into serious trouble if studio lawyers all of a sudden get pissed at IMFDB and start sending us 'cease and desist' letters to 'remove' all of our screencaps. That would spell the END Of IMFDB. All because of one fanboy idiot. But I wonder what you think about the matter "No Harm done?" or "delete" ? MoviePropMaster2008 05:05, 22 July 2010 (UTC)
As I stated on the M1911 talk page, I made a separate page for the Ballester-Molina because it is not a 1911. Only the mag and barrel interchange and the lockwork is significantly different. In fact it's more of a copy of a Star Model A than a 1911. Take yours apart, and compare it to a 1911 and you'll see the differences. I have one too, a British SOE contract gun. It looks like a 1911 but it no more IS one than a Star is, and we have separate pages for those. - Nyles
Nice work on Terminator Salvation especially the Dillon Minigun. I built the hand held mount for the T-600 Terminator. It was very cool idea mounting the grip in the forward position. We test fired it at the armory and the weapon likes to climb but it worked great. I still have the prototype here in my shop. - Steve
- I will help you out on the unknowns as much as I can. Weapons for this show came from at least two different armories if not three. - Steve
Thanks for the comment. I used the latest version of VLC. I brighten and sharpen the image the "Video Effects" under the "Tools" window (Ctrl + E). --Ben41 04:19, 14 September 2010 (UTC)
Axeman Lost images
On the Lost page, the user Axeman keeps reverting the screencaps back to originals he put up. Axeman's images weren't cropped and were too dark. I put up a comparison of his images next to mine on the Lost Discussion page. I think mine would be preferable, but I want to get some other opinions. --Ben41 22:39, 27 September 2010 (UTC)
Copyrights and permission
Just a question - are your images available under CreativeCommons Attribution Share-Alike license (that is standart for own contributions to Wikipedia and likes)? If yes - it would be great
Best regards,Mikhail--RussianTrooper 15:48, 1 October 2010 (UTC)
I don't mean to riding up your arse on this subject but, are you going to do 3-8? You removed the request not to edit so I suspect not. Drjuki 23:23, 18 November 2010 (UTC)
Hey, I got screencaps of the knives in COD 4, COD5, MW2, AND BO. If I need to ask permission to put them on discussions pages, like The Dark Knight Please tel me.
Also P.S: They are not just the melee knife used in every COD they ar5e the actual Knives used like: Bowie Knife, SOG knife. Drjuki 00:28, 25 December 2010 (UTC)
In your most recent picture of yourself, you look like a young, cigar-chomping Clint Eastwood, and that's cool. --ThatoneguyJosh 07:39, 13 March 2011 (MSK)
I remember talking to Steve a while back about 1911s and blanks, he said sometimes 38 Supers are converted to 9mm for blanks use. (Like the Machine Pistol in Public Enemies.) The one used in Desperado looks like you can read Government Model below the ejection port, so it's most likely a Series 80 factory 9mm. --Predator20 17:39, 16 June 2011 (CDT)
- Matt sent me the image of the Machine Pistol from PE. It's a pre-Series 70, which was never available in 9mm I don't think. It wasn't until the Series 70 I have seen them. If it was real life the gun in Desperado it would be a 38 Super. But for the film it would 9mm. --Predator20 19:40, 16 June 2011 (CDT)
This quote is from Steve off my talk page.
In early gangster films you see Colt 1911's that were not converted to blanks but were still live fire weapons. The 1911's and 1911a1 are a delayed blow back weapon and were more difficult to convert than the straight blow back pistol like the Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless. Also the .45 ACP blanks were made from a cut down .30-06 cartridge and were mainly used in the Colt Thompson Submachine Guns but the 1911 had some issues due to the hard rifle primers. So you will see most 1911 and 1911A1's used in film prior to 1950 firing one shot since they were not converted to blanks or a mock up 1911 that has a small revolver inside an aluminum shroud to stand in for a 1911 when firing multiple rounds. About 1950 the Star Model B was brought in to the US for sale and several studios and armories purchased these since 9mm blanks worked and a conversion on a delayed blow back weapon was developed. From 1950 through the mid 80's the Star Model B, Colt 9mm and Colt .38 Supers with a 9mm barrel were used. About 1985 a new .45 blank cartridge was developed that used a large pistol primer allowing the armories to activate there 1911's to fire reliably. The Stembridge had both Colt 1911 and GI 1911A1 in there inventory also had Colt 9mm Series 70. They did try to convert 45's to 9mm but had problems due to the larger breach face in the 45 slide compared to the 9mm slide. The rentals of 9mm 1911 pistol have slowed down when the .45 came on line but they still go out on shows when a Propmaster wants to limit the amount of different blanks on set. Hope this helps some it will be hard to decipher pistol types unless you study the photos closely. --phoenixent 23:36, 5 December 2010 (UTC)
The machine pistol used on Public Enemies was originally a 38 Super converted to 9mm. It's a funny thing with those machine pistols that the original ones built for Dillinger in the 30's were 38 super. I have seen Barstow barrels in 9mm plugged and modified for blanks in Stembridge parts bin so that gives some credence to converting 38 Supers to 9mm blank. Also Stembridge had great connections at Colt and they would build custom pistol in 9mm for Stembridge. The pistols used in Cobra were 38 Super National Match made in 9mm by Colt for Stembridge.--phoenixent 04:21, 6 December 2010 (UTC)
Darkness engraved 1911's
Can you provide hi-def shots of the engraved 1911's from "The Darkness?" Ones that show the sides and top? Or, refer me to photos of them elsewhere?
Also, looking at Gladys, I am NOT an expert, though I think the hammer is from a 1911, not an A1. I have a couple of each and the WW-II hammer of the A1 is narrower. - Thompsonshooter
Got yourself a capture card?
Nice to have someone working with me on MGS4, maybe I'll get off my lazy ass and finish capping the videos I've already got now. :D Only issue so far is that shot of Drebin holding the grenade is much smaller than the other images on the page, I can grab that frame off my video when I get home if you like. Evil Tim 17:51, 28 July 2011 (CDT)
Vandalous newcomer in Battlefield 3 page
I need to report a newcomer: Special:Contributions/Lukewilliams010 in Battlefield 3 page whose actions are of vandalous nature. He posts leaked (not official) material, keeping referring to it as the other way round, and swears on everyone who mentions this to him, particularly:    . And he doesn't sign his posts seemingly in attempt to hide his identity (which is of course impossible thanks to "View history" feature. --Masterius 16:40, 24 August 2011 (CDT)
Did you add the picture of the sharps long range on to all of the pages because its a 50-90 sharps not a 45-70 govt :)(Cbeattie 16:11, 25 August 2011 (CDT))
I need you or another admins help, my other account was blocked wrongfully.
Hello, I was wondering if you could help me with an issue I am having. Admin "Evil Tim" blocked me for no reason thinking I was some guy named "Burt", which I am not, my name is Danny. I tryed to contact him about it on my blocked account "Glock17gen4", but it wouldnt let me so I'm forced to use this account I made. I tryed to contact him and I have no received a reply, I think he is ignoring the msg or something. I was wondering if you could help and unblock my other account, thanks. SaferSephiroth 16:24, 7 April 2012 (CDT)
Hey. So first off, a disclaimer, I am posting the following message for each of the Admins so don't think I'm spamming. Just want to get input from all of you. I have been working on a number of infoboxes for different pages (Template:Infobox Movie, Template:Infobox TV, Template:Infobox Video Game). I have already gotten some help from Bunni who installed an additional add-on to facilitate the templates. I would love to get some feedback from you (and other admins) regarding these. Do you like the format? Are there things you would like changed? Should additional information be added? The nice thing is that with the add-on that Bunni installed, you do not have to provide all the information for the infobox. Any variables left blank will simply not be printed.
Finally, I would like to see how you feel about my adding these to pages. I have gotten positive feedback from a number of users (including at least 3 admins) but before I add this to more than a dozen or so pages (which I have done for testing purposes) I want to really get full permission. I know that sweeping changes are a MAJOR no-no without full admin approval. Check out the thread in the forum (http://forum.imfdb.org/showthread.php?t=1942). I look forward to hearing your feedback! :-) --Zackmann08 11:15, 9 May 2012 (CDT)
Hiya, your probably a busy bloke, and yes i have tried searching the help pages but im keen to contribute and yet cannot get to grips with the wiki system, most importantly how to i leave my sign in name on the discussion page...i have been moaned at by ultimate ninja 94 and yet he didnt assit me in doing it for future reference.
Apologies and thanks again